Urban Legend Circulating About Possible Wal-Mart Threat

A story has been circulating here in Lincoln and across the Nation about a threat of violence at Wal-Marts.

Lincoln police have responded, saying they believe it is an urban legend and have no reason to believe that it is true.

People have been receiving text and email messages claiming there will be a gang initiation including shootings or other violent crimes at Wal-Mart.

Again, police say the story is an urban legend.