Dallas County High received threat from outside school

Published 1:36 pm Monday, November 1, 2021

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Dallas County High School received a threat from outside the school property on Friday afternoon.

According to Dallas County Schools Superintendent Hattie Shelton, a person called up to Dallas County High School and threaten to shoot up the school.

Shelton said the Dallas County Sheriff Office sent out deputies and the situation was handled.

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“I was there to make sure this matter was taken care of,” Shelton said.

This is the second incident involving Dallas County schools since school began in August.

A teenager brought a gun to campus on August 9, the first day of school. DCHS officials discovered a student had a gun on campus through a school video camera.

No one was hurt in either incident.