La Porte ISD investigating possible social media threat

La Porte, Texas

Police are investigating a possible social media threat at La Porte High School.

Late Thursday night La Porte ISD became aware of a rumor posted on social media regarding a shooting threat.

The school district is working with the police department to determine the origin of the rumor.

More police officers and administrators will be at La Porte High School on Friday while the rumor is investigated.

La Porte ISD released a statement saying that they "take any and all threats very seriously, and even those remarks made as a "joke" will be investigated and prosecuted accordingly."