Teen Arrested In Shooting Threat Against Las Vegas School


"We do want them to report anything they hear", said Chief Dale Kirkland, Claxton Police Department.

Law enforcement authorities say a 16-year-old student has been arrested for threatening to shoot up a high school in Las Vegas.

AL.com, a website run by Alabama Media Group, is reporting today about a Facebook threat determined to be a hoax that originated from Springfield, Ohio.

Since the shooting in Broward County, Florida, Trump has said armed teachers should get bonuses, and columnist and frequent conspiracy theorist Wayne Allyn Root has floated protecting schools with armed drones like the ones controlled out of Nellis Air Force Base, among others. Police and school leaders questioned everyone involved.

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The school district's Gephart said parents of SFHS students were notified of the situation by robocall, and that a few parents came picked up their children at the school after the notification, but classes are going on as usual. She is charged with making a terroristic threat.

The lockdown at Halifax West High School has ended after Halifax Regional Police respond to a threats call.

The Bulletin newspaper reports police learned of the threats Wednesday night and visited the boy's home that night.