OPD: Student threatened to commit shooting at Permian High School

OPD: Student threatened to commit shooting at Permian High School
(Source: Raycom Media)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The Odessa Police Department has made an arrest after a teenager threatened to commit a shooting at a Permian High School.

We're told Ubisoft, a video game company, notified the department in reference to a male subject threatening to commit a shooting. Officers located him and made the arrest after interviewing him.

The investigation revealed that while he was playing Rainbow 6 Siege, he stated "I guess I'll go do mine now" and later stated "ima shoot up my school now".

He told detectives that it was a bad joke in light of the shooting that occurred at a school in Florida on Feb. 14.

The teenager is now at Ector County Law Enforcement Center, NewsWest 9 has decided to not reveal his identity at this time because he is a minor.

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