LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) – Police in Lincoln City arrested A 15-year-old boy accused of threatening a school shooting.
Police Chief Keith Kilian said in a news release that a Taft High School student and parent reported the threat late Tuesday, and that it had been made in an internet chat room earlier that evening.
The chief says the boy threatened the student who reported the incident and warned he was going to “shoot up the school.”
Police interviewed the teen who was identified as making the chat-room threats. He was then booked into a juvenile detention center in Newport on charges of coercion and disorderly conduct.