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Panic alarm at Mainland High School spurs investigation on campus.

Fri, Sep 09, 2022 at 1:40PM

Written by Kristen Schmutz

Belden Communications News 



The Daytona Beach Police Department is investigating a panic alarm at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach regarding a gun threat.

According to Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young, there are no reports of shots fired or injuries. All available officers in the city with deputies from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office are currently on the scene, clearing each room one at a time as a precaution. International Speedway Boulevard at Clyde Morris Boulevard will be closed during the investigation. 

This is an ongoing story. Be sure to check back with for updates.


** UPDATE from Daytona Beach Police Department at 2 p.m.**

All rooms and buildings have been cleared. Nothing located. At this point it appears to be a false alarm and no threat to the school or the students. The roadway will remain closed for a short time while we clear the scene.

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