Police: boy threatened shooting at his Ohio school

VERMILION, Ohio (AP) — An 11-year-old boy was taken into custody after threatening to shoot up his middle school in northern Ohio.

The boy was cited for menacing Tuesday at Vermilion's Sailorway Middle School and was taken to a juvenile detention home. His name wasn't disclosed.

According to media reports, the boy became upset after his teacher asked him to double-check his test. He told the teacher he was "going to shoot everyone" in the school.

Police Chief Chris Hartung says officers did not believe the boy intended to carry out the threat.

The incident came amid heightened security concerns after the school shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., last week.

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