Georgetown Co. middle school student detained after threatening to ‘shoot up’ school

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said an eighth-grader was detained after making a threat toward a middle school Tuesday morning.
Published: Dec. 13, 2022 at 9:28 AM EST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said an eighth-grader was detained after making a threat toward a middle school Tuesday morning.

The student was heard by other students and a teacher threatening to “shoot up” Rosemary Middle School, sheriff’s office spokesman Jason Lesley said.

Deputies said no weapons were found and the student’s parents were notified.

The school is operating under normal conditions.

Deputies are investigating.