With school shootings dominating the news these days, cryptic social media posts are being scrutinized very carefully. Case in point, high school student, Jonathon Coffing, from Radcliff, Kentucky, who found police officers banging on his door after writing a mysterious Snapchat post.
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Jonathon posted a picture of just the lower portion of his face and captioned it “bout to be surprising everyone at school tomorrow”. With the heightened anxiety around school shootings in America, one of Jonathon’s classmates saw the post and reported it to police.
Officers then arrived at his parents’ home at midnight the same day and demanded an explanation.