No charges in student’s hallway ‘threat’ |

No charges in student’s hallway ‘threat’

Police say no charges resulted from an incident at Glenwood Springs High School last month in which a student was overhead making what other students took as a potential threat of violence.

Glenwood Police Chief Terry Wilson said the student and his parents cooperated with police and school officials, and the issue boiled down to what the chief called an “inappropriate choice of words.”

Wilson confirmed that the words “school shooter” were said, and that other students overheard it during the hallway passing time between classes.

Though it was determined there was no real threat, Wilson said the students did the right thing in reporting it.

The report prompted school officials to issue a statement to parents and the public saying the report was being investigated and that there was no reason to believe students or staff were in any danger.

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