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19-year-old student admits to threat to shoot up school, according to Madison Co. deputies

Posted: 5:45 PM, Feb 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-22 22:50:01Z

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. -- A 19-year-old student in Frankton-Lapel Community School district was arrested Thursday following a report of threats.

Madison County sheriff's deputies say the student, who attends the district's alternative school, made a comment to another student regarding having access to guns and plans to shoot up the school.

Deputies say Francisco Martinez-Hernandez admitted to them that he made those statements.

Martinez-Hernandez was arrested and has been preliminarily charged with felony intimidation.

He's currently being held in the Madison County Detention Center.

Deputies found no weapons at Martinez-Hernandez's home in Anderson.

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