Eugene, Ore. – At 9:28 a.m. on May 10, a similar call to the one from last week (Wednesday, May 3) came in as a bomb threat for South Eugene High School, 400 E. 19th Avenue. The message was the same as last week.
UPDATE: 12:00pm, An interior and exterior perimeter search is complete with no bomb or threat found.
At 9:32 a.m. another call came in from a person that sounded male saying he was at the school in a bathroom with a shotgun and handgun and made threats. The person hung up after this. There have been similar threats to other schools, located in Washington and California with so far nothing verified. The school was on lock-down. Eugene Police Units responded to the school. At 10:17, EPD officers completed initial clearing of the building and 4J moved to evacuation mode. As a precaution, Metro Explosives Disposal Units began coordinating for additional search.
Classes are cancelled at 11 a.m. today. Any student needing transportation support can go to Kidsports, 2054 Amazon Parkway. Any student needing transportation support to Kidsports, as well as Life Skills and Kids Down South programs will be provided transportation to Kidsports. There will be no releases from South Eugene High School.
(Information from EPD)