Schools see extra patrols after threat

Officials say eighth graders were group messaging about a possible school shooting today.

Officials say eighth graders were group messaging about a possible school shooting today. (2/8/16)

STRATFORD - Police say extra patrols were at several schools in Stratford and Bridgeport today after a threat was posted.

Officials said local eighth-graders were group-messaging about a possible school shooting today.

Police said they would be at Stratford High School, Wooster Middle School and Fairchild Wheeler Magnet.

They said their investigation found the threat was actually a repost of an old threat from out of state.

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