COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – On Thursday morning, Shaw High School was placed on alert after reports of a threat being made on social media.

Officials with the Muscogee County School District says they are aware of a threat that circulated on social media this morning.

Officials say the school is not under lockdown, but does have heightened security.

Stay with News 3 as we continue to bring you any updates from the school as they become available