North Canton Police investigate school shooting threat

(North Canton, Ohio) Police are investigating after a threat made against Hoover High School on Saturday night.

According to a press release, police indicate they received a tip around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 13th regarding a threatening comment an individual had made on a social media list. Officials say the threat stated plans to “shoot up” the school.

Police say that officers worked on the tip “into the early hours of the morning” and as of Sunday afternoon the incident remained under investigation.

School officials have also been made aware of the threat and are taking measures at this time to ensure the safety of all students and school staff.

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