Extra police presence at all Lorain city schools Wednesday due to threat on social media

Extra police presence at all Lorain city schools Wednesday due to threat on social media

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) - School officials announced Wednesday morning there are extra police officers at every school in the district, after a threat was posted on social media.

Lorain police said they began receiving tips on their anonymous tip line regarding disturbing Facebook posts early Wednesday.

According to officers, Brandon Green of Elyria put up messages telling people not to send their kids to school in Lorain, writing, “I’m gonna shoot them all 100 percent."

Officers added, Green also posted he was going to shoot kids.

Lorain police immediately responded by deploying officers to all schools and activating the US Marshall Task Force.

Green was arrested by Elyria police on an outstanding warrant.

Lorain police said Green will be charged with inducing panic and possibly other charges.

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