On Sunday, November 21, 2021, the Staunton Police Department received a report regarding the threat of violence involving students at Staunton High School. A 15 -year-old male juvenile has been taken into custody and charged with four violations of Virginia Code Section § 18.2-60: Threats of death or bodily injury to a person. The juvenile is being held at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Center.
The Staunton Police Department will continue to work with Staunton City School officials to ensure a safe learning environment for all students, staff and teachers at the high school.
If anyone has any additional information about this incident, please contact the Staunton Police Department at 540.332.3842 or Crimestoppers at 1.800.322.2017.