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Hit List Found At Canon-McMillan High School

NORTH STRABANE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) - Police are investigating after a hit list was found at Canon-McMillan High School.

The Canon-McMillan School District told families in an email Tuesday afternoon that police were notified after students found a hit list at the high school.

"I had a lot of questions. I would like to know what students' names are on it. I mean, we don't have any information. All we got is they found a hit list and action was being taken accordingly," said parent Krystal Landsittel, who has two kids at the high school.

KDKA's Amy Wadas talked to Brian Doyle before he picked up his sophomore daughter at the end of the day.

"I want the kid's name. I want to know what's being done with him and make sure all the kids are safe and just not my own," he said.

North Strabane Township police talked to the student who allegedly made the list and the kids and parents who were on it. Charges could be filed, but police are still looking through evidence, the chief said.

"(It) sounds really bad but the student who listed those two names was friends with these two other students," said Chief Brian Hughes.

Hughes said he believes the list was more of a ploy to get attention.

"There were some mental health concerns at the time so resources were given at that moment too," he said, but investigators are doing everything they can just to be sure.

"The student did have access to weapons. That student did not possess them but had access to them," Hughes said, adding those weapons were legally obtained.

The district said disciplinary actions were taken against the student, who wasn't in school Wednesday, but didn't say what that included. It commended students who found the list and immediately reported it to an adult.

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