Authorities investigate possible social media threat

Robert Smith | Pawhuska
Journal-Capital

Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden said Wednesday afternoon that his office, Osage Nation police and federal law enforcement were investigating a possible threat of violence posted on a social media website.

The potential threat involved a person reportedly posting images and language online that indicated a willingness to take a firearm to a music concert or concerts scheduled to be held on Osage Nation property this month.

Virden said officers were tracking down the person who was thought to have posted the material, for purposes of interviewing him. The person was thought to be a resident of a neighboring county (not Osage County.