14-year-old Boy Reportedly Threatened to Shoot Up Garland ISD Middle School

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Monday after allegedly making threats on social media about shooting up a Garland ISD middle school, police said. The threat was reportedly made Sunday and the school resource officer of Charlie R. Lyles Middle School was alerted to it before school started Monday morning, police Lt. Pedro Barineau said. Garland police took the boy into custody at his home Monday. Police did not recover a weapon, though it's unclear if the child's parents had firearms. He had not been in trouble at the school before, Barineau said. The teen was being held at the Dallas County juvenile detention facility Tuesday morning. He faces a charge of exhibition, use or threat of exhibition or use of firearms.  Continue reading...

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