WHEATON, Md. (WJZ) — A student was charged after he allegedly made threats against Kennedy High School Thursday afternoon.
According to Montgomery County Police, the 911 call center received a call from an unknown caller around 2:10 p.m. saying there was an active shooter at Kennedy High in Wheaton. Police and school officials immediately responded and tried to determine the validity of the call.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Over 1,300 Cases Reported, 14 New Deaths
It was quickly determined that there was no active shooter and that the threat wasn’t valid.READ MORE: Pedestrian Who Left Rideshare Struck And Killed On JFX Overnight
Detectives learned a male student was responsible for making the call and that boy was charged with making threats of mass violence, disruption of school activities, and false statements to police.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Man Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident can contact the 4th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5530.