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Police investigate Fond du Lac High School Snapchat shooting threat, classes canceled Tuesday

"So pretty much the school might get shot up tomorrow..."
Fond Du Lac PD
Posted at 8:04 PM, May 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-30 23:05:04-04

FOND DU LAC, Wis.  — Classes are canceled at Fond du Lac High School on Tuesday as the Fond du Lac Police Department investigates a Snapchat school shooting threat.

According to Fond du Lac police, a student who attends Fond du Lac High School received a threat on Snapchat, stating “Apperantly [sic] there are threats of an 11th and 12th grader having a gun on [sic] fondy just didn’t do anything with it so pretty much the school might get shot up tomorrow. So if you, Guys have a choice to not go then don’t.”

Police say the incident remains under investigation. The police department is working with the Fond du Lac School District superintendent.

"Given the late notice of the potential threat and the events that have occurred over the past two weeks, I am canceling classes at Fond du Lac High School for Tuesday, May 31, 2022," a spokesperson for the Fond du Lac school district said Monday evening. "This will provide the Fond du Lac Police Department additional time to conduct a thorough investigation. There will be additional information shared on Tuesday in regard to the incident and the status of school for Wednesday, June 1, 2022."

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact School Resource Officer Matthew Chevremont at (920) 970-7951, email mchevremont@fdl.wi.gov or the Crime Alert at (920) 322-3740, callers can remain anonymous.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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