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Two Aurora schools were locked down as police investigate threat

Posted at 1:02 PM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-06 15:38:06-05

AURORA – Praire Middle School and Overland High School were on lockdown this afternoon after police received a Snapchat threat of a juvenile holding a gun, who is now being detained with another two other juveniles.

Police were led to the location of the gun that is reportedly not at the school. Aurora officers now have possession of a toy gun that was seen in the Snapchat threat that started the whole incident.

Both schools are no longer on lockdown but police are still securing the perimeter. There is no threat inside either building and everyone is safe.

Detectives continue to investigate and say appropriate charges will be filed against those involved.