Permian High student arrested after making threat on social media
ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - A ninth grade student at Permian High School was arrested Friday after he made a threat on social media.
According to Ector County ISD, the boy was found on campus by district police, but he did not have a gun in his possession. A blank gun was found at his house.
He is charged with the exhibition, use, or threat of exhibition or use of firearms, a misdemeanor.
ECISD says all threats and violent messages are taken seriously, even if they are meant to be a joke.
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