Teen in custody over bomb threat
Boy used school computers to learn to make bombs
Last updated 11/11/2021 at 11:56am
MEDICAL LAKE – A local boy who remains in the custody of the Spokane County Juvenile Detention Center used high school computers to research bomb-making before threatening on social media to blow up the school.
The 16-year-old boy, whose name has not yet been released, is charged with threats to bomb or injury property, records show.
He was arrested Nov. 5 following an investigation by School Resource Deputy Carlos after allegedly threatening to place homemade pipe bombs in the high school, records show. The threat was allegedly posted to the suspect’s social media account Nov 1.