Student sent to jail for threatening school shooting

RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A social media post threatening a school shooting at a Rankin County High School lands a girl in jail.

This is according to our news partner WLBT.

A spokesperson for the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office says a Northwest Rankin High School student under the age of 18 made a threat toward her school on Instagram.

The school district informed investigators Monday, and the teenager was arrested the same day.

The girl appeared before Rankin County Youth Court today.

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