UPDATED: Police Investigate Threat at Fuller Middle; Shelter in Place Now Lifted

Originally posted at 10:33 a.m. Updated at 10:47 a.m. when press released issued by the City. Updated again at 1:20 p.m. with statement from police chief

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FRAMINGHAM – A shelter in place happened this morning at Fuller Middle School. It has since been lifted.

Acting Police Chief Steve Trask said this afternoon, police received a report of a fire arm in the building. No fire arm was found, he said.

The shelter in place lasted 45 minutes, he said.

The student who made the threat is now at police station with parents, said Chief Trask, this afternoon.

Police were called to investigate a threat made to another a student.

Based upon an early investigation, the threat happened off school grounds, and not today, according to sources.

Police believed the school to be safe and lifted the shelter in place.

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A joint press release was issued at 10:44 a.m. It is posted below:

Framingham Police Officers worked with Principal Jose Duarte and school staff to put a shelter in place while they identified and located the student in question. All parties involved were interviewed and it was determined that the situation occurred several days ago.

All precautions were taken to ensure that safety of Fuller Middle School students and staff. There is no immediate threat to the school and authorities will continue to work with the students to resolve the issue.

The shelter in place has been lifted and students are continuing with their regularly scheduled classes and MCAS testing.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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