Sulphur High School student arrested following shooting threat

Published: Mar. 5, 2021 at 9:27 AM CST
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A Sulphur High School student has been arrested following a shooting threat, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Department.

Spokeswoman Kayla Vincent says the school’s resource officers were notified of a possible threat from a student at the school around 2:30 p.m. on Mar. 4, 2021.

During their investigation, detectives say they learned a 17-year-old boy had threatened to shoot up the school. The student was arrested and booked into the Juvenile Detention Center for terrorizing.

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