Howell Public Schools closed today due to threat

Posted at 5:59 AM, Feb 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 12:17:33-05

Howell Public Schools is closed today because of a social media threat, according to the district's website.

Michigan State Police alerted the superintendent to a message a Howell High School student received through Twitter from someone who threatened to shoot up the school.

Police are now investigating--and do not know if the threat is credible.

As a precaution, the superintendent has closed down the district for the day.

Howell Public Schools serves around 7,200 students.