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Orchard Student Threatens to Kill Classmate

The boy told a girl that he would bring a gun from his home

UPDATE: Police have investigated the incident and did not find any evidence that the threat was credible. Read more here.

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Solon Police said an Orchard Middle School student threatened to kill another child on Nov. 7 as they waited to board a bus.

The incident occurred at 3:40 p.m. that day in front of the school. Police Lt. Bruce Felton said a 10-year-old boy told a 10-year-old girl that he was going to kill her with a gun he planned on bringing from home.

Felton said the boy was turned over to a juvenile officer and could face menacing charges if the case goes that far.

Suzi Castiglione November 17, 2012 at 10:10 PM
Why didn't we hear about this from the administration?
cindy November 18, 2012 at 09:32 PM
i agree suzi! i wondered the same thing yesterday.
Chris Mazzolini (Editor) November 19, 2012 at 01:34 PM
We will have an update on this story today. Stay tuned.
Suzi Castiglione November 19, 2012 at 05:35 PM
Spoke with our principal who said a gun was not even mentioned in the alleged incident. I'm disappointed this was posted here before the facts were checked.

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