IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – Two North Texas teenagers have been arrested in separate incidents after they allegedly made shooting threats against schools this week, police said.
Police in Irving said a 14-year-old student made a threat against Singley Academy, saying that he was going to shoot up the school. Students who saw the threat on Tuesday reported it to police on Thursday.READ MORE: Waxahachie Dad Shielded 5-Year-Old Daughter From Tornado Monday Night
According to police, no gun was found on the student and that he will be charged with a Class A misdemeanor.READ MORE: Texas Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Bill
“The Irving Police Department is aware of a threat made to Singley Academy. Through swift coordination between the Irving Independent School District, school security, and Irving Police the issue has been addressed,” police said.
In McKinney, a 13-year-old student was arrested after making a shooting threat against Cockrill Middle School. Police said a gun was not found on the boy.MORE NEWS: 15-Year-Old In Custody For Shooting 17-Year-Old In Garland
The identities of the students were not released.