A threat toward Byron Nelson High School posted on social media prompted authorities in Trophy Club to conduct interviews at the school. Wednesday.
The Trophy Club Police Department and Northwest school district staff members became aware of the threats late Tuesday night that stemmed from multiple posts on Snapchat. The text on the image read:
"PSA: Someone made a threat that they were going to shoot up Byron tomorrow; idk if it's true but incase it is, be careful."
Trophy Club police officers worked overnight on Tuesday and throughout the day on Wednesday to identify where the information originated and identified the person alleged to have made the threatening statements.
"We received other 'screen shots' of social media posts and text messages all of a similar nature," said Tracey Shields, a police spokesperson.
Shields added that the threat was found to be without merit.
"We worked jointly with NISD staff and parents of the students involved to ensure there was no danger to students or faculty at the Byron Nelson High School campus," said Shields.
Shields said that no arrests have been made.
Principal Ron Myers posted a letter on the school's website stating that the investigation was underway.
"Like you, we value the safety of all of our students and are thankful for the partnership that we have with our Bobcat Community," Myers said in the statement.