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Pistol post closes school

Turns out three Comox Valley high schools were closed Thursday because of a picture on social media.

CTV Vancouver Island is reporting a picture posted on social media, showing two youths posing with what appeared to be a rifle and revolver prompted the Comox Valley School District to shut down three high schools Thursday. Jan. 25, 2018.

The Comox Valley School District confirmed that high schools Mark R. Isfeld, G.P Vanier and Highland were shut down after police determined one of the three schools was not safe.

RCMP later confirmed two students were arrested for uttering threats and have since been released to the care of their parents.

"The information that we received was specific to one of the secondary schools," said SD71 spokeswoman Mary Lee.

Other schools in the district were briefly placed into hold and secure status, which was later lifted.

-with files CTV Vancouver Island



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