SALISBURY, Md. (WJZ) — Police in Salisbury are investigating after a threat made on social media referenced a shooting at a Walmart store.
The threat was later determined not to be credible but police are still working with the management at Walmart and have an extra police presence at the store.
“We are fully aware of the social media post which references a shooting threat at Walmart (North),” the Salisbury Police Department said on Twitter late Friday night.
We are fully aware of the social media post which references a shooting threat at Walmart (North). Our detectives are currently investigating the threat and we are also aware of the current nationwide hoax involving these same circumstances. #staytuned pic.twitter.com/hLGpugNPJh
— Salisbury Police (@SalisburyPD) August 17, 2019