Harrisburg schools closed Friday after social media threat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – All schools in the Harrisburg School District are closed Friday after a threat of a potential shooting circulated on social media.

The Lincoln Administration Building is also closed.

In a statement, school administrators said they learned of a threat on social media regarding a potential shooting involving the district.

City police are investigating. They said several threats of violence were received toward the district through social media during the overnight hours.

Anyone with information should call Harrisburg police at 717-558-6900 or email Twealand@harrisburgpa.gov


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