Authorities Friday investigated a school shooting threat made in Palm Springs and said they discovered no immediate danger.
The Palm Springs Police Department alerted the public on social media Friday that a local student posted a threat on TikTok, which depicted the student with an air-soft rifle.
No arrests were reported and no school was named besides the Palm Springs Unified School District.
The school district was not immediately available for comment.
The investigation came on a day when police departments and school districts nationwide were on high alert due to a series of threats of violent attacks at school campuses circulated on TikTok.
Most law enforcement agencies indicated that they did not find the posts credible.
On Wednesday, a 14-year-old boy was arrested at his home in the 100 block of North Buena Vista Avenue in Corona by school resource officers assigned to area high schools after a student at Auburndale Intermediate School reported receiving a threat on social media regarding a possible attack at the school Thursday.
Cpl. Tobias Kouroubacalis, a spokesman for the Corona Police Department, said the boy’s parents were cooperative and no weapons were found at the home. The teen was taken to the Riverside County Juvenile Hall.