CBS2 News in Cedar rapids is reporting that Dubuque schools have posted on their Twitter page stating that rumors of a possible shooting threat have forced them to close schools today.

The tweet states... "While we have no credible information suggesting an actual threat exists, we are unable to completely rule it out. Because of this, the district has made the decision to cancel classes at Dubuque Senior High School on Friday, Feb. 23, out of an abundance of caution."