GRAFTON, Ohio — A Midview East Intermediate student was apprehended for making a recent shooting threat.
In a letter sent to staff and parents on Monday, Midview School Superintendent Dr. Bruce Willingham said that the threat was addressed by the Lorain County Sheriff's Office and the student apprehended. Willingham says it's not clear yet if the threat was credible.
Willingham added that the district will have "an increased police presence" on campus for Tuesday with the school resource officer rotating through buildings on campus to ensure safety. He added that the maintenance staff will be on high alert and reviewing visitors to campus.
You can read the entire letter below:
"Midview Staff and Parents, There was a school shooting threat recently made from a student in our intermediate building. After spending some time with the Lorain County Sheriff's department, the threat has been addressed and the student apprehended. At this time we do not know if it was a credible threat, but all possible leads have been followed up with and we are confident that our schools, staff, and students are safe. There will be an increased police presence on campus tomorrow and our school resource officer will be rotating through buildings on campus to ensure we are safe. In addition, our maintenance staff will be on high alert and reviewing visitors to campus. I am very appreciative of our Sheriff's office and I thank them for helping to keep our campus and district as safe as possible."