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Student Detained After Threat Found on App

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    (Published Thursday, June 9, 2016)

    Police are investigating a threat against Prince Technical High School in Hartford posts on the After School app.

    The school was placed in lockdown this morning and state police, a SWAT team and K9 unit swarmed the school after reports of a student with a gun came in around 8:50 a.m.

    Part of the first post read, “The Juniors Lunch Wave Third Group Boutta Get Shot Up.”

    A post seven minutes later mentioned a student had a gun in a bookbag because of something that was done to the person a few months earlier.

    As authorities searched the school, parents who fear for the safety of their children, have been waiting outside and are now being allowed through the front gates.

    Yamileth Lisboa, of Hartford, is one of them.

    “She said, 'Mommy, I’m going to die. I love you so much,” Lisboa said of the message she received from her daughter.

    State police originally said someone was detained, but later said students were questioned, but no one was detained.

    Police are investigating and trying to identify whoever is responsible for the post.