UPDATE: BGPD arrest juvenile after false school shooting report

Juvenile charged after false report of school shooting at Moss Middle School
Published: Aug. 29, 2022 at 8:44 AM CDT
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - An update from a false report of a school shooting this morning in Warren County (4:47 p.m.)

Bowling Green Police tells WBKO news they responded to a 911 call check at Moss Middle School on 2565 Russellville Road Monday Morning.

The caller, an unknown male juvenile calling from a 911 only phone, stated a school shooting was at the location. The call was then disconnected.

Officers arrived on scene and determined there was no threat.

Now, police have released information that they arrested a juvenile in connection to the false report and charged them with Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree.

The Warren County Public School District released a statement to WBKO News saying, “As always, the safety of our students is our top priority and communication with our parents/guardians is critical as we continue to work together to serve our students. This morning, the Bowling Green Police Department was contacted by a male juvenile on a 911-only phone to indicate an emergency at the school. The BGPD responded with officers on location at the school and conducted an immediate investigation. According to BGPD, the investigating officers have determined there is no threat. The officers remain on the scene working with district and school leaders as they continue their investigative work. Again, per BGPD, there is no information to suggest an emergency situation occurred at the school.”

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office addressed the incident saying that it is believed to have been an isolated incident and that all of their School Resource Officers are present at their schools and “are operating on higher alert.”