NewsLocal News

Actions

Student in custody by Wagoner police after threat made to middle school

Posted: 10:28 AM, Sep 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-12 21:08:36-04
classroom.jpg

WAGONER, Okla. — UPDATED STORY

A 12-year-old boy is in custody after making threats toward other students.

According to a report from the Wagoner Police Department, a student reported the boy making threats on a school bus Wednesday morning. The student said the boy was threatening to shoot classmates at Wagoner Middle School. He was also reported saying that he was pointing at kids, saying they will be the first ones he shoots.

Police visited the boy and his mother at home and arrested him. According to the police report, the boy initially denied making the threats. However, he then said he did tell another student was going to shoot them with a shot gun after he was threatened with his family being killed.

The report also says the boy's father has guns in a locked safe and there were no guns found in the boy's bedroom.

ORIGINAL STORY

According to Wagoner Public Schools, a threat was made last night towards the middle school.

Officials say a student reported a threat to the school after hearing another student on a bus threatening to shoot kids at the middle school.

Wagoner police have taken the student involved into custody, officials say.

There is no further information at this time.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook