Police are investigating after a bus driver in Utah allegedly threatened to shoot college students on Friday.
The incident concerned a driver, who was not recognized, with the Alpine Faculty District, in line with Saratoga Springs Police Lt. Zach Robinson.
Robinson informed NBC Information on Monday investigators have spoken to 4 mother and father and are wanting into whether or not the bus driver made a menace to shoot college students after the motive force missed a cease.
Police are additionally investigating whether or not the motive force possessed a weapon. The investigation so far has not decided the motive force had a weapon, Robinson stated.
A number of recordings have been product of the alleged menace, he stated.
“One of many college students on the bus recorded. The varsity district additionally has cameras on the buses,” Robinson stated.
The Alpine Faculty District stated in an announcement Monday it condemns threatening language.
“The worker is on administrative depart pending an investigation,” the assertion stated. “We strongly condemn any threatening motion or language directed towards others. We count on all workers to create protected and nurturing environments freed from verbal or bodily threats. Acceptable motion can be taken to make sure this matter is addressed and never repeated.”
KUTV in Salt Lake Metropolis posted a video of the alleged menace. Robinson confirmed the authenticity of the video, which he stated was taken by a scholar.
Within the video, an individual is heard saying, “If yet another individual says, ‘The place are we going?’ — I’m going to shoot them.”
The voice on the video then says: “Now, hear, I missed the cease. I’m making an attempt to show round. Do you perceive? OK. Sit down and be,” the video then ends.
The incident aboard the bus occurred in Saratoga Springs, which is about 35 miles south of Salt Lake Metropolis.