13-year-old western Omaha student accused of school threats

February 16, 2018

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 13-year-old student has been arrested in western Omaha, accused of making terroristic threats against a school.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that the Elkhorn Valley View Middle School student was arrested Wednesday after make a threat on a national social media gaming website. Officials say on Thursday, deputies learned that the same juvenile made a similar threat on another social media platform

Officials say the threats were not specific, but did reference a school shooting.

The name of the juvenile is not being released.

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