UTICA, N.Y. -- Notre Dame Junior/Senior High School is addressing a school threat Wednesday morning. The threat was made Tuesday night.
Parents received a 'Security Alert' email telling them of a threat made toward specific students in the school.
School officials have since contacted the Utica Police Department regarding the threat.
“There's some students that received some vague threats through social media. Those threats did relate to potential gun violence. We're taking the threats seriously. Our criminal investigation division has begun an investigation in to who sent these threats,” said Lt. Bryan Coromato of the Utica Police Department.
Officials say families of the students affected by the threat were told to stay home today.
All afterschool activites at Notre Dame have been cancelled for Wednesday.
NEWSChannel 2 has been told there will be a police presence at the Elementary and Jr./Sr. High Schools for the remainder of the week.