NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBS BOSTON) – Sandy Hook Elementary School was evacuated and eventually dismissed for the day after a bomb threat was called in on the sixth anniversary of a mass shooting that left 26 people dead.READ MORE: Philadelphians Who Lost Loved Ones To Gun Violence List Demands At Peace Not Guns Rally
Newtown Police said the school received a bomb threat around 9 a.m. Students evacuated the building.READ MORE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy To Announce Mask Requirement For K-12 Students This Fall, Sources Say
Though police determined the threat was not credible, students were dismissed for the day.
On Dec. 14, 2012, a gunman opened fire at the elementary school, killing 26 students and staff members.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Michael Siciliano, Accused Of Posing As Financial Advisor To Steal From Elderly Victims
“Please stand with our community as we attempt to survive another tragic anniversary,” Newtown Action Alliance, a non-profit organization formed after the shooting, posted on Facebook.