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Juvenile in custody after Green Bay school shooting threat

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Posted at 2:36 PM, Mar 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-12 15:36:58-05

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — A juvenile is in custody after allegedly threatening a shooting at Green Bay West High School online, according to the Green Bay Police Department.

The Green Bay Area Public School District and Green Bay Police Department were alerted to a social media post that threatened a shooting at the high school on Monday.

Police said they quickly identified a juvenile who allegedly created and sent the post and took them into custody for "terroristic threats."

The investigation is ongoing.

"GBAPS and GBPD take all threats to our schools very seriously. Student and staff safety is our highest priority. We are thankful to the students, staff and community members that made the police and district aware of the post," police said.

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