MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in western Wisconsin say a 13-year-old student is charged with making terroristic threats earlier this week after he allegedly threatened a school shooting.

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office says the student is facing charges of terroristic threats, battery and disorderly conduct. He was slated to appear in court Thursday.

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According to officials, the student threatened the possibility of a shooting Friday at Elk Mound Middle School, just west of Eau Claire.

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The threat came following a fight on a school bus as students returned to campus from a field trip.

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The sheriff’s office says it has zero tolerance for threats of school violence and will station extra patrol in and around the school to ensure a safe environment.