VAN WERT On Tuesday morning, around 5:06 a.m., a shooting threat was reported on a commercial bus traveling from Chicago to Columbus that was stopping at Brookside on West Main Street in Van Wert. The alleged threat received advised multiple suspects would start shooting travelers on the bus and if they saw law enforcement, they would open fire.

After the bus arrived, the passengers and the bus were secured by Van Wert Police, Van Wert Sheriff's Office, and Ohio State Patrol Post 81 personnel. The alleged threat was investigated and the suspects questioned. Through the interaction no weapons were located on any persons or in the suspect's luggage. After a brief detainment, no charges were filed.