SD Student Arrested For Making Terroristic Threats

A 14-year-old student at Great Plains Lutheran High School has been arrested for making terroristic threats after police say he told a group of students he was going to “shoot up the school.”

Watertown police say Friday around noon, a 14-year-old male student took off walking from Great Plains Lutheran.

Police say the student made some comments to fellow students that he was going to return with friends and shoot up the school.

Multiple agencies conducted a search for the student. He was located walking in the area and was detained for further investigation.

The Watertown Police Department says at no time were any people in danger during the course of this investigation to include other area schools.

The juvenile male was arrested for Terroristic Threats and taken to the Codington County Detention Center. Terroristic Threats is a class 5 felony.

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