UPDATE (5:55 p.m.): The Clovis Police Department reported that with assistance from the FBI field office in Roswell they identified the student who sent out the threatening message through social media.

Police said after speaking with the student and the mother, CPD determined that the mother informed her son about the threats that had transpired at the Muleshoe, Texas schools on Sept. 1, 2022, and warned him to be careful at school.

CPD said this caused the student to put out a Snapchat to his friends telling them about the threat but stated the threat was made toward Clovis Schools.

Officials state that at this time, this investigation will be presented to the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office for review for the charge of interference with the educational process.

UPDATE (Friday at 1:30 p.m.):

Officials with the Clovis Schools reported that they have been collaborating with the Clovis police on the investigation with “did not yield credible concern.”

Officials added that instruction should continue as they continue to work with police on the investigation stating, “with mindfulness and an increased law enforcement presence in and around our campuses.”

Original story:

CLOVIS, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) — The Clovis Police Department (CPD) reported that they received tips that reference a shooting which would happen at Clovis Schools on Friday morning.

CPD detailed that the original threat is currently spreading through social media and the validity and origin of the threat is under investigation.

There is an increased police presence at and around the schools on Friday as CPD stated that these threats are being taken “extremely seriously.”

CPD is asking the community to contact 575-769-1921 if you have any information regarding this threat. CPD advised that any information given can be provided anonymously by using the Clovis Police Department’s tip411 app, which can be assessed by going to police.cityofclovis.org.