ODESSA, Texas —
A seventh grader at Nimitz Middle School was charged Thursday for threatening to bring a gun to school.
According to an Ector County ISD spokesperson, students reported to a teacher that after school Wednesday, a student told them he was going to bring a gun to school on Thursday.
The campus officer investigated and found that the boy did make the threat.
He was charged with use or threat of exhibition or use of firearms on school property or a bus, a class A misdemeanor.
The district again took time to remind the public that every report like this will be taken seriously and appropriate consequences will be taken.