Teen arrested after social media post mentions ‘shooting up local schools’


By Web Staff

Police will be at Konawaena High School on Wednesday, Feb. 21, after a social media post made reference to “shooting up local schools.”

Police were notified of the post at around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. According to police, an investigation revealed the message was posted by a 17-year-old boy.

The teen was taken into custody at around 7 p.m., charged with terroristic threatening in the second degree, and released to a parent.

Although the post did not contain a specific school, police say the teen suspect was connected with Konawaena High School.

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Source:: KHON2 News