Georgetown teen charged after threatening to "shoot up the school," police say

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Georgetown Police have charged a 15-year-old Georgetown High School student with disturbing schools after they say the teen threatened to "shoot up the school" on Thursday.

Police say the threats were reported Thursday but were made sometime in the past week. Acting on the threats, police say they searched the teen's home, but found no weapons.

Police say there was no imminent threat detected this morning at the school, and classes proceeded normally..

Disturbing schools is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in jail and up to a $1,000 fine.

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