Fairfax County Police reported that they are investigating a school shooting threat directed at J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church this week.
The threat, which reads “School shooting on Friday 8th of June. Prepare to Die,” was originally disseminated over social media. The threat was written in pencil and was discovered during the school hours on Tuesday, June 5 inside a student bathroom on a paper towel dispenser. The account tagged in the photo is that of Stuart principal, Penny Gros.
According to Fairfax police, they are currently working to identify the person who made the threat. Police report that they cannot validate the threat until a suspect is identified. In response to the threat, officials report additional officers will be stationed at Stuart this Friday. Police encourage anyone with information about the threat to share it with either school officials or the police.