McDonald police, school investigate internet posts by student

McDonald School

MCDONALD, Ohio (WYTV) – Police and school leaders in McDonald continue to investigate after an eighth grade student was removed from class Friday because of posts to the internet that were deemed threatening.

The student posted photos that glamorized school shootings, specifically the tragedy at Columbine High School.

Superintendent Ken Halbert days the student has been removed indefinitely pending the outcome of the investigation.

A concerned parent called the high school Friday after seeing several posts on Instagram depicting the Columbine High School shooters and praising what they did. The student also tagged a handful of other students, which Halbert said could be seen as indirect threats.

This is a developing story. Check back here and tune in to WYTV 33 News at 11 PM for updates.

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