Ruidoso police investigate alleged school shooting threat

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RUIDOSO, N.M. — If you or your kid go to school in Ruidoso, expect heightened security Friday as police officers are investigating a shooting threat.

Ruidoso police say they received a call Thursday evening about two students allegedly threatening a school shooting. As an added precaution, they asked Lincoln County deputies to have a presence at the middle and high schools.

The Ruidoso Police Department and the Ruidoso School District are investigating the threat.

We will provide updates as they become available on and KOB 4 Eyewitness News.