Teen arrested for threatening gun violence toward middle school

Metro Nashville Police Department
Metro Nashville Police Department(WSMV)
Published: Nov. 3, 2022 at 5:47 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A middle school student has been charged with making a false report of an emergency and threatening mass violence at a school, Metro Police said on Thursday.

Police said the 14-year-old was the same person who this week both authored and reported finding a social media post threatening gun violence at Cameron Prep Middle School.

The teen was arrested and taken to Juvenile Court.

Metro Police takes online threats of violence seriously and works to identify the person(s) responsible.