COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A police presence were at Northside High School Tuesday morning after a student was arrested for making terroristic threats on social media.
According to a police report, officers were notified by a concerned citizen that 17-year-old Alexander Barefield made a statement construed as a terroristic threat Monday night.
A screenshot of the message was shared that stated, "I'm shooting the [expletive] out of the school tomorrow don't [expletive] come to Northside it won't be the place to be."
Muscogee County School District Director of Communications Valerie Fuller issued a statement, saying:
Barefield is charged as an adult for terroristic threat intimidation and is expected to appear in Recorder's Court Wednesday at 8 a.m.