CLARKSVILLE, Ohio - A student from Clinton Massie High School is being investigated for a tweet she allegedly sent that said President Obama needed to be assassinated.
The tweet sent out Thursday night said " Someone needs to assassinate Obama...like ASAP"
The superintendent of Clinton Massie schools, Mike Sander, confirms that the tweet was sent by a high school girl at Clinton Massie and the Secret Service is investigating the threat.
Clinton-Massie schools, located in Clarksville, Ohio, has had a meeting with the girl and her parents, but the superintendent of the school says it is not a school issue because she did not comment from a school device or on school grounds.
The Secret Service will report the findings of investigation to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Ohio.
It is possible the tweet is determined to not be a legitimate threat to the president's well being, but threatening the president's life is a felony that can lead to criminal charges.
Sander said the school does have classes geared toward using new technology such as Twitter and Facebook. He said the entire student body will be addressed to remind students about what's appropriate to text and what's not when using such technology.
Twitter was abuzz Thursday night and into Friday morning with the message re-tweeted by hundreds of Twitter users, many scolding the girl for making the comment.
A North Carolina man was arrested Wednesday after making a much more specific threat via Twitter toward the president, according to the Associated Press.
The AP says Donte Jamar Sims was arrested after posting threatening messages, including one that said " Ima Assassinate president Obama this evening!" on Monday morning, two days before President Obama arrived in Charlotte for the Democratic National Convention.
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