Suicide-pact rumor keeps students home in Black River Falls
About two-thirds of middle and high school students in Black River Falls stayed home Monday, after rumors spread that teens would be shot to fill a suicide pact.
Police Chief Don Gilberg says there's no evidence such a pact existed and there's no proof that students were ever in danger.
But just in case, police and school officials set up metal detectors Monday, searched belongings, and limited access to the high school.
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