Students at one Omaha area school left the building today clearly upset, following reports of a threatened shooting.

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According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, the anonymous threat targeted Elkhorn Ridge Middle School just south of 180th and Dodge, on Omaha's far west side.

As of mid-afternoon authorities tell us they are still investigating, attempting to identify who made the threat.

The Sheriff's office adding that out of an "abundance of caution" they have increased security in and around area schools.