In the wake of Thursday’s mass shooting at an Oregon community college, a screenshot is circulating that purports to be of a discussion thread from yesterday on the message board 4chan, on a sub-board called /r9k/. The original poster warns, “Don’t go to school tomorrow if you’re in the Northwest.”

A cached version of the thread is viewable here or here. Here’s how it begins:

There’s no solid proof yet this is legitimate, but the same board is blowing up with responses. “Holy shit, he fucking did it,” one user commented.

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Even if the thread is legitimate, any connection to the UCC shooting is still speculative at best. We’ll update when we know more.


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