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>Grand Island High School receives bomb threat

Grand Island High School students began their week in lockdown for more than three hours, after someone phoned in a bomb threat to 911 at 7:10 a.m. Monday.

The doors to the building were locked once students arrived. Students are not allowed to move from room to room in lockdown mode.

Grand Island Middle School pupils, who share the Ransom Road complex with the high school, initially were held outside on school buses, then were taken to Huth and Kaegebein elementary schools. The middle school day starts about two hours after the high school.

The Sheriff's Department, NFTA and state troopers conducted a sweep of the building Monday morning, using bomb-sniffing dogs. The lockdown was lifted at 10:30 a.m., without incident, and students returned to their regular classes.

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>Shots fired at boy, 14; no injuries reported

The mother of a 14-year-old East Side boy reported to police that a person in a green coat fired a gun at her son three times Monday morning, authorities said.

The mother said the shooter called out her son's name near the intersection of Carl Street and Northland Avenue just before 8 a.m., then fired the shots.

No one was injured.

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>4 accused in assault during burglary

JAMESTOWN -- Police charged four men Monday with breaking into a man's apartment on East Fourth Street and assaulting him.

Peter J. Jones, 27, and three teenagers were arrested shortly after midnight and charged with burglary, assault and criminal mischief. Police said they stopped the suspects' vehicle at Foote Avenue and East Second Street.

The victim, who called police on his cell phone, was treated in WCA Hospital for facial wounds and possible internal injuries.

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