Killeen Police investigate social media school threat | News

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On Wednesday, detectives with the Killeen Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division were notified about a social media post that suggested a threat of violence to Ellison, Killeen and Shoemaker High Schools, according to a Killeen Police news release.

With the cooperation of the social media providers, detectives were able to locate the suspect in this case. A search warrant was obtained and a 14 year-old juvenile and an adult male were arrested for making a terroristic threat.

“The Killeen Police Department takes these threats very seriously and acts promptly with respect to them to protect the students and staff of the Killeen Independent School District and the citizens of our community. We would like to thank the Killeen Independent School District, the KISD Police Department and the citizens of our community for assisting with this investigation.” said Chief of Police Charles Kimble.

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