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Authorities arrest Elyria man accused of threatening to shoot students at Lorain schools

Posted: 11:04 AM, Feb 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-20 16:04:52Z
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LORAIN, Ohio — An Elyria man is in custody after allegedly making a threat on Facebook about shooting students at Lorain schools.

When authorities learned of the threat, Lorain police posted officers at every school and called in the U.S. Marshals.

Elyria police located the suspect and arrested him on an outstanding warrant, authorities said.

According to Lorain police, the suspect could face an inducing panic charge as well as other additional charges.