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No threat found at St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers

Police ask public to please stay out of the area.



Update: At 1:49 PM several dozen Troopers and Danvers Police responded to St. John’s Prep for report of a person with a gun at the school. Immediate entry made and no threats identified at this time. Teams doing secondary sweeps.

We are aware of no injuries at this time. More to follow.

Students are already out or are being cleared out of the buildings. We will advise the public where they can be reunited with their parents once a location is confirmed.

Initial Report:


Active shooter situation at St. John’s Prep in Danvers Massachusetts Dozens of Essex County Police departments and troopers are on the way.

Officers and detectives are currently on scene conducting an investigation.

The statement released from the school said:

There has been a report of an active shooter on campus at Benjamin Hall. Danvers and State police are on site. Students, Faculty, and Staff are sheltering in place. We will further provide updates as soon as possible.

911 caller reporting shots fired, while another caller reported someone shot inside the building.


Police now clearing school buildings.

As at the time of this report, there has been neither confirmation nor identification of any victims.

Police ask public to please stay out of the area.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.


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