Police investigating social media rumor of threat to Gaithersburg High School
GAITHURSBURG, Md. (ABC7) —
Authorities are investigating a "rumor" spreading on social media of a threat made to a high school in Montgomery County.
Montgomery County Police said Monday night they are investigating the rumored threat to Gaithersburg High School. However, officers say they have not found any reason to believe the threat is credible.
The investigation comes days after student Alwin Chen was arrested for bringing a gun to Clarksburg High School on Thursday and 17 people were killed in the Florida school shooting on Valentine's Day.