New details emerge about threat that closed La Crosse Central High School

Student faces charges of terrorist threats, unauthorized use of an individual's identifying information and disorderly conduct

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — New information is emerging about an e-mailed threat to Central High School in La Crosse last month.

Police arrested a 17-year-old student on Nov. 12, the day after officials closed the school because of the threat.

On November 11th, Central High School was closed.

News 8 Now is not naming the student because has not been formally charged.

An investigation found that the messages came from the student’s home.

A message sent to a teacher read, “I’m going to shoot up the school tomorrow.”

Searches on the account also included, “What I need to kill people at school.”

A partial list was then found in the trash on the computer that said, “1. pipe bomb 2. gun 3. ammo 4. time to place.”

According to the police report, when officers went to the student’s home to arrest him, he grabbed the wall and banged his head on it.

The student is facing charges of terrorist threats, unauthorized use of an individual’s identifying information and disorderly conduct.

The student denied sending the messages.

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