MESQUITE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Mesquite Police arrested a John Horn High School student Wednesday morning, less than a day after investigators were alerted to a threat made on social media.
Police said late Tuesday evening, they and Mesquite ISD found out about a non-specific threat related to an event that would happen on Thursday, February 14 at the school.READ MORE: Texas Legislature Could Make COVID-19 Liability Lawsuits Harder To Win
Mesquite Police investigators said they figured out who it was and contacted and arrested the student responsible for the posting around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: 2 Suspects In Custody And Hospitalized Following Chase, Shootout In Johnson County
The student, a juvenile, was taken into custody without incident and charged with false alarm/report, a state jail felony.MORE NEWS: I-Team: 3 Ways To Avoid Becoming Victim Of Savvy, Sophisticated Scams
February 14 will be one year since a shooter walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and murdered 17 students and staff, 17 others were injured.