Illinois High School Placed on Lockdown

Article Source: WCIA.com

Article Source: WCIA.com

North Mac High School, Sangamon County, Ill., via northmacschools.org screenshot
  • North Mac High School in Sangamon County, Ill., was placed on lockdown after the school received a threat by text message stating that someone armed with a weapon was trying to get inside the school to cause harm.
  • The Macoupin County Sheriff’s Office determined the phone number that issued the threat belonged to a “Text Now” app. After contacting the app’s company, detectives traced the IP address to an out-of-state location.
  • In addition, it was discovered that five other Illinois communities received the same threat: Vandalia in Fayette County, and Winnetka, Wilmette, Wheaton and Zion closer to Chicago. Read More

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