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Fairbanks Police Department investigating school shooting threat at Ryan Middle School

A post on Instagram has law enforcement and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District on...
A post on Instagram has law enforcement and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District on alert.(Alex Bengel/KTVF)
Published: Nov. 3, 2021 at 4:52 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - A post on Instagram has law enforcement and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District on alert.

The post threatened that a shooting would occur at Ryan Middle School on Friday, November 5th.

According to an email sent to the community by the school’s Assistant Principal Petra Timmons, the Fairbanks Police Department (FPD) and federal authorities are investigating, and so far have not found the rumor credible.

FPD commented that they are looking into the situation because every threat is taken seriously.

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