The below message was sent to Riverhead High School families.

Hello, this is Sean O’Hara, Assistant Principal of RHS, with an important message regarding an incident that took place earlier today. After overhearing about a potential fight expected to take place later in the day, a student reported the incident to school officials. After an investigation, district officials found a BB gun in a student’s backpack. There were no injuries reported. The School Resource Officer was present and the Riverhead Town Police were called. Please be assured the safety of our students and our staff is our highest priority.