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High School Student Arrested For School Shooting Threat In Grant County

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GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - The Grant County Sheriff's Office arrested an 18-year-old woman for phoning in a false threat concerning Wahluke High School in Mattawa on January 16th, 2014.

Jennifer Lopez was arrested Tuesday morning after a joint investigation by the Mattawa Police, the Grant County Sheriff's Office and the Wahluke School District. Investigators say Lopez was the person who called the MACC 911 center on January 16th, 2014, saying she had received a private message on Facebook which stated someone was going to commit a shooting at the Wahluke High School. 

Investigators obtained a search warrant for the Facebook account and found that no such message was ever received by Lopez.

Lopez, a senior at Wahluke High School at the time of the threat, was booked into the Grant County Jail on suspicion of making threats to bomb or injure property. A press release sent out by the Grant County Sheriff's Office indicated that Lopez was also expelled from school. 
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