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14-year-old arrested after saying he had a 'hit list'

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Posted at 4:22 PM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-01 17:40:10-05

A 14-year-old was arrested after police said he claimed to have made a "hit list" and was planning to "inflict harm" at Ellison High School. 

Killeen ISD said that a freshman at Ellison High School was arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat. 

Killeen ISD police immediately made the arrest. 

"Student safety is our number one priority every day and we will always arrest anyone who makes such a threat," said Superintendent John Craft.

The student had claimed to have made a "hit list" and was going to go to campus on Monday to "inflict harm," said the district. 

Officers are posted at each of the three Killeen ISD High Schools and were able to take the Ellison student into custody. No one was injured in the incident. 

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