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Police: Wilson student threatens to shoot people at his school

WILSON, Pa. - A 16-year-old male made threats about shooting people at Wilson Area High School, which he attends, according to police.

The Borough of Wilson Police Department say they received information Sept. 12 regarding a threat incident.

The juvenile who made the threats was identified and interviewed, and through an investigation was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault and terroristic threats, according to a news release from the Wilson Police Department. 

He was committed to the Northampton County Detention Facility as of Wednesday morning. No one else was involved and no weapons were recovered. Police say they don't believe there is any danger to the school staff or students. 

Wilson Police Department continues to work with the school district on this matter, the release states. 


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