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Former Cheney High student arrested for making shooting threat

Alert reporting of social media posts by pair of current students helps area police track down 16-year-old male


A 16-year-old former Cheney High School student was arrested on charges of felony harassment/threats to harm last Friday when two current students alerted authorities to a posting on a social media site showing him making threats against school.

According to a news release from the Cheney Police Department, the student, who no longer attends the high school and lives in Airway Heights, was seen on the media site late Thursday night, Jan. 30, holding a gun and indicating he was going to come to the high school and start shooting. The two current students saw the post and alerted their parent...

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