At approximately 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) received information from Las Plumas High School students regarding concerns of a possible school shooting. BCSO deputies and detectives immediately responded to Las Plumas High School to investigate the concerns.

After speaking to students, BCSO detectives believe the concerns are connected to some social media posts that are in the process of being investigated. At this point in the investigation, BCSO detectives have not identified a credible threat of a school shooting.

Threats of this nature are taken seriously and the safety of students is a priority, BCSO would like to thank the students who reported their concerns.