Wright City schools on lockdown after shooting rumor; two under observation

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WARREN COUNTY, Mo. – Wright City R-II Schools are on lockdown after a suspicious SnapChat post. Students reported the post to authorities. Investigators have not yet seen the SnapChat post but administrators have taken action.

Police were called to investigate a rumor about two boys planning to shoot up a Wright City School. The school district posted on its Facebook page that one of the boys was with the administration and the other boy was at home with dad.

It is unclear when the lockdown will be lifted. Wright City R-II Schools say they will be sending updates.