Sevierville Police Department increase patrols at high school after social media threats

Sevier County High School (Sevier County Schools)

SEVIERVILLE (WATE) – Out of an abundance of caution, The Sevierville Police Department said they will have additional officers at the school after several social media posts about a possible shooting.

The police department said on Thursday they became aware of posts on social media regarding a possible shooting at Sevier County High School on Friday. Officers said they spent a good part of the day investigating the rumor and believe the campus is safe.

No other information is available at this time.

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