Student arrested for threatening a school threat in St. George

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ST. GEORGE (ABC4 News) – St. George police have arrested a student for threatening a school shooting at a middle school in St. George.

The threat was made to several students via text message on Tuesday that there would be a shooting at Snow Canyon Middle School on Wednesday.

The school resource officer was able to identify the student who sent the message and an interview was done with the student and his parents.

The student was arrested and taken to the Juvenile Detention Center. He was charged with a third-degree felony.

” We anticipate having an increase in police presence at schools tomorrow and we encourage anyone with concerns to reach out to police or school administrators,” said in a post on St. George Police Facebook.

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