ST. PETERS, Mo. - Police and school leaders said a school shooting threat at Francis Howell North is not credible after an investigation.

According to a message sent to parents Thursday by Principal Andy Downs, the school heard about rumors circulating among students about a rumored school shooting during a scheduled Veteran's Day Assembly scheduled for Friday.

When the school heard the rumors, they began working with the St. Peters Police Department to investigate the rumors and talk to the students involved. After the investigation, police and school leaders said they do not believe the threat to be credible.

Downs said in the message that the school will always err on the side of caution, and will continue to keep student safety as the top priority.