ARGYLE — An Argyle High School student was charged with a felony Wednesday night after she made comments about a desire to shoot people at her school, authorities said.
The 16-year-old, whose name was not released because of her age, was overheard on a school bus after school making statements to a friend that "she should shoot the school up." The bus hadn't left school yet for its afternoon run, so a school official was notified and school personnel accompanied the bus to the girl's home, and State Police were contacted.
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Troopers determined she had no access to weapons and there was no evidence of a plan to follow through on the threat. But she was charged with making a terroristic threat, a felony, for the comments.
The girl's name was not released because of her age. She was released to a parent late Wednesday and was scheduled to be arraigned in Washington County Court's Youth Part on Thursday afternoon.