UPDATE: Soft lockdown lifted at Hardaway High School after threat deemed ‘prank’

Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 11:55 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 26, 2021 at 4:30 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The soft lockdown at Hardaway High School has been lifted.

According to a Muscogee County School District representative, the school was on soft lockdown for about an hour due to unconfirmed social media threats.

Upon further investigation, school administration found the post was doctored to say Hardaway but was an older post about another school.

MCSD & the Columbus Police Department are investigating who shared this post in order prosecute them and send the message that these types of “pranks” are unacceptable.

A student says there’s a Instagram post circling saying someone was going to shoot up the school because they were being bullied.

Here’s a look at the post obtained by News Leader 9:

(Source: Student)

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