Suspicious Threat Against SHSU Determined a Hoax

By: KBTX Staff Email
By: KBTX Staff Email

UPDATE: According to Sam Houston State University's Facebook page, a suspect has been identified in the social media posting threat against SHSU. After meeting with the suspect, UPD has determined that the threat was a hoax.

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Officials at Sam Houston State University sent out a warning for students to be alert following a “suspicious” social media posting.

The school sent out a KatSafe message saying:
A suspicious social media posting about SHSU is being investigated. Be alert. Report any unusual activities to UPD at 936.294.1794 or call 911.

Julia May, Sam Houston's Public Information Officer, told News 3 there was no immediate danger, but they want students to be vigilant. No further information was provided.

At this time classes are expected to be held as scheduled on Wednesday.


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