On Tuesday (4/16), Deputies assigned to the Arizona Strip / Beaver Dam area of Mohave County, Arizona received a report of a school shooting threat. During the course of their investigation, Deputies identified a juvenile that had allegedly made the threat via social media that they were going to "shoot up the school".

Deputies located and questioned the juvenile in reference to the threat. The juvenile admitted to posting the threat on social media, however stated that it was a dare from a friend and that he never had any intentions to commit any act. The juvenile was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Juvenile Detention Facility for Making a Terrorist Threat, a class 3 Felony.

Although this threat appears to be an isolated incident, additional security measures and law enforcement presence were scheduled for area schools. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office takes a zero-tolerance stance towards any person that makes a threat towards schools or the disruption of an educational institution.

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