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EHMS Student Charged with Threat of Mass Violence


Hamilton County, TN - On February 14, 2024, at approximately 9:40 am, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report stating an East Hamilton Middle School student was on campus and had threatened to plant a bomb in the school.

Deputies responded immediately to the school and conducted an investigation.

Relevant areas of the school were checked and no device was located.

A petition was filed in Hamilton County Juvenile Court charging the juvenile suspect with violating TCA 39-16-517-Threat of Mass Violence on School Property.

As this incident pertains to a juvenile, no further details are available.

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