Schools in Charlottesville, Virginia on lockdown due to a shooting threat

According to local police department, the FBI has sent a notification to the officials the US city of Charlottesville, following a threat posted on a social media resource, told Sputnik.

The FBI had “received information from a post made on a social media message board expressing discontent with recent events in Charlottesville,” the city said in a statement on Wednesday.

“The person(s) who posted the message also referenced the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas and expressed their admiration of the shooter. They went on to say that Charlottesville, in particular, schools within the city, should be the next target,” the city authorities added.

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