LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Lafayette police arrested a 13-year-old who is accused of making a shooting threat against his middle school.
Police said they were made aware of threats around 12:15 a.m. Friday. The threats were reportedly made on Snapchat by a 13-year-old Tecumseh Junior High School student who threatened to shoot up a dance at the school on Friday night.
Investigators verified the threats were legitimate and arrested the 13-year-old for intimidation. The teen remains in custody as of 9:30 a.m. Friday.
Police say there will be an increased security presence for all activities near Tecumseh Junior High and the neighboring Jefferson High School.