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Student arrested for allegedly making threat against Daviess County High School in Owensboro

DAVIESS COUNTY, KY (WEHT) - A juvenile has been arrested for making a threat at Daviess County High School.

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says the threat, written on a bathroom stall door said, "Gonna Shoot Up School at 1:45."

Deputies say two students told a teacher about the threat.

Officials say after reviewing security video, they determined one of the students who told the teacher of the threat was in the restroom at the time the comment would have been written.

Deputies say the boy admitted to school staff and to the school's resource officer that he had written the statement on the stall door.

The boy was detained and charged with disorderly conduct and criminal mischief 3rd degree.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 19, 2018) 

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