School takes precautions over a social media threat

MENIFEE – The Menifee Police Department was notified about a concerning social media post around 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28, that indicated a potential school shooting threat at Ethan A. Chase Middle School. In response, the school took immediate precautions by initiating a shelter-in-place hold to ensure the safety of its students and staff.Officers and school staff worked to deem the campus was safe and began investigating the source of the threat. Within hours, officers identified a former student believed to be responsible for the online threat and found the male juvenile no longer resided in the city.After a thorough investigation, officers determined the threat was not credible and the school was not in any imminent danger. As a collaborative approach to ensuring the safety and
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