From EAG News:
WALES, Wis. – Concerned parents sat in worry about reports of a stabbing at a local high school that were posted online as police descended on the school during a wrestling match and choir concert.
Lake Country Now reports police responded to Kettle Moraine High School late Thursday afternoon that was described on Facebook as a possible stabbing. The emergency turned out to be an attempted suicide by a staff member, but parents attending a choir concert and wrestling matches at the school said were left to wonder about the commotion, WISN reports.
“There’s the news. There’s the sheriffs, and our kids are in there, so it’s concerning,” parent Deeann Young, who attended her son’s Christmas program, told the news site. “They have systems where they an email you or alert you by text. I mean, we got nothing.”
School district officials, of course, refused to comment about the incident, and instead issued a statement on the high school’s website.
“At approximately 5 p.m. there was a medical emergency involving a staff member at Kettle Moraine High School,” the message reads, though it’s unclear when it was posted. “Emergency responders were called to the scene, the scene was secured, and the building is safe.”
“(I’m) concerned for the children,” parent Dennis Derkach, who also attended the performance, told WISN. “It’s a concert, and you want to make sure everybody is safe.”
It’s unclear how WISN confirmed the incident was a suicide, because the Waukesha County Sheriff would not confirm that’s…