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Police investigate social media threat at Salmen HS

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SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) -

Slidell Police are investigating an alleged threat at Salmen High School made via social media.

Officers say that the threat indicated that there would be a shooting at the school. However, investigators say they are still attempting to determine the validity of the threat.

School officials tell FOX 8 they believe the alleged threat is just a rumor. Students remain in their classrooms and the school is encouraging parents to keep their children in the classroom.

As with any potential violent situation involving a school, Slidell Police say they are working with school officials to take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of the students and faculty.

Law enforcement will remain on campus throughout the day.  

At this time, the matter is under investigation. Slidell Police have several officers and detectives on the scene.

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