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Police: College Station Middle School student arrested for 'threatening to engage in gunfire at school'

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Posted at 12:53 PM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 13:58:10-04

COLLEGE STATION, TX — A College Station Middle School student has been arrested after making comments to another person about "threatening to engage in gunfire at school," according to College Station police.

On Saturday, Oct. 19, College Station police received a report of a terroristic threat made at a College Station football game.

After investigating, police learned a College Station Middle School student made comments to another person about "threatening to engage in gunfire at school."

On Monday, Oct. 21, a juvenile arrest warrant was issued for the student. The warrant was served the morning of Oct. 21, and the juvenile was then transported to the Brazos County Juvenile Detention Center.

The offense is a Class B misdemeanor, punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine.

A Terroristic Threat is defined as a person committing an offense if the person threatens to commit any offense involving violence to any person or property with intent to place any person in fear of imminent serious bodily injury.

Police say they have no reason to believe this is an ongoing threat or that anyone else was involved.

"The College Station Police Department remains vigilant for all threats against area schools," said the department in a release.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call (979) 764-3600.

Anonymous tips regarding any safety issues or concerns at Bryan ISD or College Station ISD can be reported using P3 Campus (p3campus.com).