UPDATE: All clear given, now one in custody after Vinita school threat

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UPDATE (5:35pm) — One person is in custody after a threat to the Vinita School District today.

A call came in at 10:35 a.m. Monday about a possible active shooter threat at Vinita High School.

As a result, Vinita police and the Craig County Sheriff’s office responded immediately.

The high school was put on lock down and the school was searched and cleared.

Authorities say there is no evidence any students, faculty, or any other staff were in danger.

The investigation continues and further information will be released at a later time.

Original story:

VINITA, Okla. — An active shooter threat forced a district wide shutdown in northeast Oklahoma as authorities continue to search for additional suspects.

Around 10:35 Monday morning, Craig County law enforcement responded to an active shooter threat at Vinita High School.

While no injures have been reported, one juvenile suspect in possession of gun has been taken into custody.

Deputies say they are still searching for more suspects and will continue the lockdown.

We will provide updates to this story as more information becomes available.

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