Ellison High School Student Arrested for Threatening Violence Against Campus
Killeen ISD officials say a 14-year-old was arrested Friday after telling another student he had a "hit list" and intended to harm other students.
The district released the following statement Friday afternoon:
Safety Alert: Killeen ISD Police arrested an Ellison High School student this afternoon for making a terroristic threat.
About 3 p.m., a 14-year-old freshman at Ellison student told other students that he had made a “hit list” and was going to come to the school Monday and inflict harm at the campus.
Killeen ISD police officers stationed on the campus full-time immediately arrested the student and charged him with making a terroristic threat. He has been removed from campus.
Superintendent John Craft said, “Student safety is our number one priority every day and we will always arrest anyone who makes such a threat.”
Killeen ISD has featured prominently in the news today after reports of a student being arrested for filming another student in the restroom and uploading the footage to social media and a student being hit by a car Friday afternoon.