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Hoax shooting threat made in Davenport

Schools briefly locked down Wednesday

DAVENPORT — A 911 threat of an unhappy community member entering local schools with an AK-47 was quickly deemed to be a hoax Wednesday, May 10.

Sheriff Gabe Gants said the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office 911 dispatch received a call around 11:20 a.m. from a man who said he “moved here recently” and “hasn’t been treated well.”

“So he was upset with that and (said he) was going to take an AK-47 to school, and there were gunshots in the background of the call,” Gants said.

Police quickly responded to the two school campuses and locked them down while conferring with district administration about...

 

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