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Published August 07, 2013, 07:12 PM

Northwood Nursing Home locked down after alleged shooting threat

The Nursing home in Northwood was put on lockdown Wednesday following an alleged threatening post on Facebook.

By: WDAZ Staff Reports, WDAZ

The Nursing home in Northwood was put on lockdown Wednesday following an alleged threatening post on Facebook. According to Matt Evenson with the Northwood Police Department, a former resident of Northwood, now residing in the Fargo-Moorhead area allegedly made a Facebook reference to "shooting up the school" in Northwood. As a precaution, the Nursing home was placed on lockdown because the suspect had aquiantances there. The suspect has been apprehended and is being held pending further questioning, though according to Police no charges are expected.

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