LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY) – A 13-year-old has been arrested after threatening to shoot up a school, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office (CPSO).

CPSO said that around 3 p.m. on March 24, deputies were notified about a student at Bell City High School making threats.

During the investigation, it was learned that a 13-year-old boy made statements to other students about having a gun in his backpack and threatened to shoot up the school.

CPSO also said that a search revealed that he was not in possession of any weapons.

He was then attested and booked into the juvenile Detention Center and charged with terrorizing, according to CPSO. 

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.