13-year-old arrested for making threat against school

Published 12:23 am Friday, September 10, 2021

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified Wednesday of a possible threat from a student who attends S.J. Welsh Middle School.

“During the initial investigation detectives learned the 13-year-old boy had threatened to shoot up the school,” spokesperson Kayla Vincent said.

The student was arrested and booked into the Juvenile Detention Center and charged with terrorizing.

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CPSO Detective Kardel Guidry is the lead investigator on the case.

— Reported by the American Press.