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Police: Text Message Rumor Spreading About Gang Violence

Police say a text rumor is spreading across the southeast about gang violence, and so far it's just that--a rumor.

Jacksonville police say they've received number inquiries about a gang initiation. The text message says it will take place at a nationwide discount retailer, and mentions a shooting or other violent acts.

Police say they have received no credible information to any threat.

Police remind everyone they should always be aware of their surroundings and be on the lookout for anything unusual.


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