Text Threat Prompts Extra Police at Austin High School
POSTED: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 7:19am
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 10:47pm
EL PASO - Extra police are on patrol this morning at Austin High School following a threatening text message.
As we reported yesterday, the message said, "Students be cautious. Shootout to happen at Austin High School today at lunch. Please forward to everyone on your phone. Not a joke."
EPISD added five police officers on campus yesterday after learning of the message.
An investigation is underway to determine where the message originated.