Threat of ‘active shooter’ leads to increased security at University of Michigan, officials say


ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Michigan will increase campus security measures in response to a social media post allegedly threatening violence.

The University of Michigan’s Public Safety and Security (DPSS) division has been made aware of a social media post potentially threatening violence against women on campus, the DPSS said in a statement on 2 October. website, ”says DPSS, and indicated its intention to conduct an“ active shooter incident ”targeting women on the UM campus on October 4, the year not specified in the post.

The UM Police Department works with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies to investigate the post, states DPSS.

“Out of prudence and to help those with concerns, the DPSS will provide additional staff and take other risk mitigation measures,” the statement said.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call DPSS at 734-763-1131 or send an email to [email protected]

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