UPDATE: Gayville-Volin lockdown over, 16-year-old in custody

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UPDATED 10:31 a.m.

GAYVILLE, S.D. (KELO) — The lockdown at the Gayville-Volin school is over, the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office announced. 

Authorities said a threat against the school was made by a 16-year-old student and the student is now in custody.

The Yankton County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate.

This is the second school threat this week for authorities in Yankton County. The Yankton Police Department says a threat was made yesterday involving the Yankton High School.

A student was arrested in that case.


9:56 a.m.

The Gayville-Volin school is on a lockdown because of threats made from a student not from the school district.

According to the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office, a school threat was made around 7:50 a.m. and the school went into a lockdown while authorities looked a 16-year-old student.

The student is not a member of the Gayville-Volin school district.


9:16 a.m.

The Gayville-Volin school is in lockdown for an on-going situation. 

School officials confirmed to KELOLAND News the school is in a lockdown Wednesday morning. The cause of the lockdown is unknown, but officials said the school may be locked down for a while. 

This is a developing story. Stay with KELOLAND News for more coverage.

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