A Southern High School student was arrested after allegedly posting a threatening message on social media.

The Gage County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Southern High School administrators about a social media post by a student that contained threats to commit a shooting at the school.

A press release from the sheriff’s office said deputies from the sheriff’s office and the Wymore Police Department investigated the report, and a 16-year-old Southern High School student was arrested for terroristic threats.

The schools in Wymore and Blue Springs were notified, as well as the Southern Schools superintendent and the Wymore police chief.

Deputies were aware of the incident and on extra patrol in the Wymore and Blue Springs schools on Monday, as well as additional officers from the Wymore Police Department being assigned to the incident.

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