Boy charged with making threat involving school - Houston weather, traffic, news | FOX 26 | MyFoxHouston

Boy charged with making threat involving school

Posted: Updated:
HALL COUNTY, Ga. -

Authorities say a seventh-grade student at a Hall County school is accused of making a terroristic threat after they say another student heard the 14-year-old make a comment about "shooting up the school."

Gordon Higgins, a spokesman for Hall County Schools, said the student at Chestatee Academy of Inquiry and Talent Development was charged Wednesday.

Hall County sheriff's Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks says the threatening comment did not involve specific plans, dates, times or people targeted. He said no weapons were found at the school or in the boy's possession.

The Times of Gainesville reports (http://bit.ly/11Wxai4) that the boy was booked into the Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center as authorities continue to investigate the matter. His identity wasn't released because he is a juvenile.

___

Information from: The Times, http://www.gainesvilletimes.com

 

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press

Powered by WorldNow

KRIV FOX 26
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: (713) 479-2801
Fax: (713) 479-2859

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices