S.J. Welsh student accused of threatening school

Published: Sep. 9, 2021 at 9:29 AM CDT
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A S.J. Welsh Middle School student was arrested Wednesday after detectives say he threatened a school shooting, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Spokeswoman Kayla Vincent says the threat occurred at approximately 9:45 a.m., but the sheriff’s office was not notified by the complainant until approximately 1 p.m. on Sept. 8, 2021.

The student was arrested and booked into the Juvenile Detention Center for terrorizing.

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