After several concerned parents contacted CBS 19 about a student threatening to bring a firearm to school and shoot at students, Tyler ISD has responded, calling the threat a "verbal false alarm".

Tyler ISD Communications Director, Dawn Parnell said that the Tyler ISD Police Department responded quickly to the verbal false alarm.

Parnell also noted that the district administration "will follow alternative SCC alternative placement as it pertains to the level of the charge of false alarm."