Threat of gun at Broadway Academy found to be ‘non-credible’

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – A threat of violence at the Broadway Academy was found to be “non-credible”, according to the Elmira City School District.

On Thursday, October 21, the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office and Broadway Academy Administration investigated a report of a student with a gun on school property.

The Elmira City School District said in a statement “It was a non-credible threat but as you know, we take every report extremely seriously. Our Broadway Academy principal sent a letter home to parents [Thursday] afternoon notifying them of the situation… This joint investigation determined that the statements reported were not credible. And we extend our thanks to law enforcement for their quick response.”

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