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Kenton Threat

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Kenton, Hardin County -

A phone call from a concerned parent leads to the arrest of a Kenton High School student. The call came in yesterday to the Kenton Police Department.

Students overheard one of their peers threatening to shoot another student. After a brief interview, police found the threat to be real and a more thorough investigation was done. This included interviewing the students who overheard the threat.

An 18 year old male was taken into custody and charged with inducing panic, a felony, and possessing drugs and drug paraphernalia. Parents were kept informed of the developments and there was a police presence at Kenton High School this morning to calm nerves. Police also took possession of a loaded gun safe. The student is in custody at the Multi- County Jail in Marion.

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