After a suspicious thread on the app Discord was found, the Riley County Police Department has opened an investigation into the threat of a possible shooting at Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School. In an email sent to families of students at Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School in Manhattan, Principal Tracy Newell said it has been brought to the attention of school administration that on Thursday morning, Dec. 9, a social media post was made about a possible school shooting at the middle school. However, he said the message does not say specifically when. Newell told families the Riley Co. Police Department brought the information to the staff’s attention. He said the school is taking the message very seriously and is in communication with RCPD who is investigating. As it stands, RCPD said officers are still gathering information about the threat and possible parties involved.Police do not believe this to be a credible threat but will continue to investigate.