Sheriff: Man writes 'High-Powered Rifle' on two-by-four, enters Sandy Hook Elementary in Virginia

CLEVELAND - NewsChannel5 has confirmed an incident that took place at another Sandy Hook Elementary School, this one in Virginia, with the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office.

NBC Washington has reported that 33-year-old Christopher Johnson entered a school in Strasburg, Va. with a 4-foot long two-by-four reading "High Powered Rifle" Wednesday morning.

The sheriff's office said the man was arrested after being detained inside the building.

No one was hurt in the incident.

This comes less than a week after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. that left 20 children and six adults, as well as the gunman, dead.

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