Thursday at approximately 12:30pm, school officials at the Eddyville Charter School located in Eddyville, Oregon discovered a written letter left anonymously in a classroom relating to threats of gun violence.
At the time the letter was found, School Resource Deputy Barry Bruster was at the school on an unrelated matter. With the assistance of school officials the school was placed on lock down while additional law enforcement agencies responded to assist.
Oregon State Police and Toledo Police Department responded and assisted in searching the school building and outside related areas.
The Lincoln County Major Crime Team was activated to assist in the investigation. At this time there has been no violence reported. All students were safely reunited with their family members. Friday was already a scheduled “no school” day.
The incident is still under investigation.