Multiple schools in Columbus given all clear after temporary secured perimeter

Published: Feb. 6, 2023 at 4:31 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Several Muscogee County schools have been all cleared following being placed on a temporary secured perimeter due to a domestic dispute on Milgen Road.

According to officials, the Columbus Police Department responded to the dispute where one person threatened others involved in the disagreement and ‘a school.’

No school was specified in the threat, which resulted in the following being placed on a secured perimeter,

  • Waddell Elementary School
  • Shaw High School
  • Midland Middle School
  • Midland Academy
  • Blackmon Middle School
  • Eagle Ridge Academy

Authorities say that the person who made the threat is known to frequent the Flat Rock Road area. They have since been found and placed in a treatment facility.

No one was injured during this incident.