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Missouri Schools Victims of “Swatting” Pranks

Police across Missouri, include several departments in the Ozarks, are investigating “swatting” text and false reports of school shooters.

The incidents happened at Springfield’s Kickapoo High School, as well as high schools in Ozark, Branson, Knob Noster, Sedalia, Carthage and Carl Junction on Monday.

All were determined to be pranks.

This happened hours after a school shooting in Nashville.

Here is a news release from the Ozark Police Department on the situation.


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