CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Administrators at Garret Academy and North Charleston High School have decided to cancel Friday night's varsity football game after threats of violence, officials say.
According to a news release, the threats were a result of recent tragedies in the area. A 17-year-old was shot and killed earlier this week.
"Our students and their well-being is of the utmost importance, and the cancellation of this game is our way of ensuring their safety," the Charleston County School District said in a news release.
The game was set to be played at the Attaway-Heinsohn Stadium in North Charleston. Officials say it will not be rescheduled.