San Diego police are investigating an ominous post reported on Craigslist that referred to the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., and warned that “San Diego you are next.”
KGTV-TV reported Tuesday night that a viewer had brought the item, posted in the “men seeking men” section of the free ad website, to the station’s attention.
The post, which has since been removed, featured a photo a handgun firing a bullet with the title “We need more Orlando’s [sic]”.
In response to several media inquiries about the posting, San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman issued the following statement:
Baker writes for the San Diego Union-Tribune.
4:55 p.m.: This article was updated to include a statement from San Diego police.
This article was originally published at 12:02 p.m.