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Towson student threatened to shoot up school, police say
Towson student threatened to shoot up school, police say

A Towson University student was arrested this week after he allegedly threatened on social media to carry out an attack at the college that he said would be "Virginia Tech part 2." Matthew David Cole, 18, was charged Thursday with making threats of mass violence and disturbing the operation of the school. He posted $100,000 bail and was released from jail Friday. "A thorough investigation is continuing, however, at this time it has been determined that there is no longer a threat to the university community," officials wrote in an email to students and staff. No attorney was listed for Cole, and he did not respond to a phone message left at his Elkridge home. The...

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