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: Homeowner Terry Duane Turner Charged In Slaying Of Motorist Adil Dghoughi In His Driveway
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: Dallas Neighborhood Crime Spike Has Many Questioning, 'Is Uptown Going Downhill?'
The student, a juvenile, was taken into custody without incident and charged with false alarm/report, a state jail felony.MORE NEWS: Dallas Police Respond To 3 Shootings, 1 Major Crash Over Weekend
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.