Law enforcement in Chickasaw, Lee counties investigate social media threat

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Law enforcement in Lee and Chickasaw counties are also investigating a school threat.

Posted: Aug 16, 2019 3:20 PM
Updated: Aug 19, 2019 1:21 PM

OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) - Law enforcement in Lee and Chickasaw counties are also investigating a school threat.

Chickasaw County Sheriff James Meyers confirmed deputies and Okolona police responded to Okolona High School on Friday.

He said the message threatened a shooting.

Lee County School Superintendent Jimmy Weeks said the same threat included Shannon.

However, he said the threat did not specify a school, leading to lockdowns at all Shannon schools.

UPDATEJuveniles connected to local school threats

Police in Tupelo, Pontotoc and Oxford are also investigating schools threats, which ultimately led to the arrests of two juveniles.

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