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Multiple 911 calls draws law enforcement to local scout camp, no threat found


Update 1:50 p.m.: The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says further investigation has revealed that the involved party is a child under the age of 12. The Department of Social Services with the corporation of the parents will be addressing the issue with the child.

Original post: The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office received four 911 calls from the area of Tesomas Scout Camp on Monday morning.

During three of the calls, dispatchers didn’t get any information from the caller. During one of the calls, the person told dispatch someone had a gun and then hung up.

Dispatch tried to call the phone number back, but no one answered.

The sheriff’s office contacted camp staff. The camp was put on lock down while law enforcement responded.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says when they got to the area the phone call was made from, it was determined there was no emergency.

The investigation is ongoing.

Katie Thoresen is WXPR's News Director/Vice President.
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