MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 14-year-old boy has been charged after allegedly threatening to bring a gun to a St. Paul high school.
The teenager told other students he planned to bring a gun to Central Senior High School Thursday and start shooting, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. He is charged with threats of violence.READ MORE: 'We Don't Have To Do It': Mask Mandate Confusion Abound In Twin Cities
The high school sent a letter to families of the school Wednesday, saying they were aware of the threats and had notified police. Police conducted an investigation into the threats.READ MORE: Police Reform A Major Sticking Point As Legislative Session Nears Its End
“This serves as a good reminder that threatening language about school is not a joke and can have real world consequences,” Principal Mary Mackbee said in the letter.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: 80-Degree High Expected Monday; Summery And Damp Week Ahead
The student was scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon.