‘I will shoot up this school’: deputies identify student accused of writing threat

Update:

Deputies in Kenosha County said they have identified the student who wrote a threat in a school bathroom stall.

According to a release, the student was released to their parents and is being referred to the Kenosha County Juvenile Intake and the Kenosha District Attorney’s Office for a charge of terrorist threats.

Authorities said it was still unclear why the message was written.

Original Story:

Salem Grade School was locked down after a threat was discovered.

Police said the threat was found about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The words “I will shoot up this school 5th Grade” were found written in a women’s bathroom stall.

Students were ordered to stay in their classrooms.

Parents were urged not to go to the school.

Officers conducted a sweep but didn’t find anything threatening.

The message was not considered to be a credible threat.

Police said the school will notify parents with more information.

The lockdown was lifted at 11:30 a.m.

No other details have been released.

So far, no arrests have been made.

Tom Lally

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