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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

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.

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