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Clay superintendent: 'No gun, no immediate threat' at Oakleaf High School football game

"As a community, we have to get better," Addison Davis said. "We think calls of disorder and calls of disruption is amusing. It is not."

The Oakleaf High School homecoming game was briefly placed on hold Friday night following false reports of a shooting, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

"No point in time, there was no weapon on campus. No gun. No immediate threat," said Addison Davis, the Clay County Schools superintendent.

Sgt. Keith Smith, the assistant chief of community affairs with the Clay County Sheriff's Office, told First Coast News that a group gathered around the visitors' side of the concession stand around 9:15 p.m. when somebody yelled "run" or "gun," which resulted in the group running in panic.

CCSO posted on social later saying "there were no shots fired" and that the game resumed shortly after this incident.

"The only threat was a potential action that was immature by a couple of youngsters that ran to a gate and created disorder," Davis said during a news conference Friday night.

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During the news conference, authorities said that there were reports of a "broad threat" made on Facebook Live that talked about a potential shooting at a game. They say it was unrelated to Oakleaf High School. Authorities reached out to the person who made the post and they are now investigating.

"As a community, we have to get better," Davis said. "We think calls of disorder and calls of disruption is amusing. It is not. We get to a point where family and friends cannot come to a game to celebrate a life lost and at the same time, watch their loved ones and family members play in a competitive game."

Davis referenced a dedication was made before the game for Oakleaf High School student, 16-year-old Keondre Moss, who died following a car crash earlier this week.

"This is zero tolerance," he said. "We shouldn't be to a part where this is amusing."

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Davis said the football game was quick to resume thanks to the quick action of the Clay County School District Police.

"Immediately upon getting the notification ... the school police was immediately on site to address it," he said. "In a quick manner, [they were able] to restore order to the football game ... my hats to them."

Smith said there were minor injuries, but they were scrapes and scratches from people running. 

Multiple deputies remained on the scene following the incident to investigate.

Oakleaf was hosting Ed White High School.

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