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Police on scene at eastside elementary school investigating suicidal threat

Taylor Higgins

Police on scene at eastside elementary school investigating suicidal threat

By Taylor Higgins. CREATED Nov 5, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A man has made suicidal comments and threatened to carry out his suicidal plan outside of Booth-Fickett Elementary school.

Sgt. Maria Hawke with the Tucson Police Department says police officers are on scene assessing the situation.

She says a man threatened to commit suicide and indicated that he was going to pick up his children who attend Booth-Fickett Elementary.

Hawke says police believe the man may be armed.

Police are on scene as a precaution. KGUN 9 On Your Side has tried reaching out to the school. At this time, no one is answering.

KGUN 9 On Your Side is waiting to learn more. Stay with us for updates.

Taylor Higgins

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Taylor Higgins works as an Assignment Desk Editor and Web Producer for KGUN9-TV. Before coming to KGUN, Taylor earned a Bachelors of Art degree in Journalism from the University of Arizona.