Shooting Threat Investigated at Batavia BOCES
Written by Dan Fischer on February 20, 2018
A Batavia High School student, attending BOCES, is under investigation for threatening to shoot people at his school.
The student, who has not been identified, is undergoing a mental health examination in Buffalo.
Genesee county Sheriff’s Office Chief Investigator Jerome Brewster is handling the case
The threat of violence in schools is top of mind since the murderous rampage at a Florida high school recently.
Julie Donlon is the assistant superintendent at Batavia Boces. She says Boces is taking the lead in offering specialized training int the region to help schools recognize and deal with potential threats:
Donlon assured parents that this latest threat is under control and that Boces is safe for the return of students on Thursday.
The school has been on a winter break.