SPD: 11 year old suspended for threatening teacher, saying he would bring gun to school

SPD: 11 year old suspended for threatening teacher, saying he would bring gun to school (WKEF/WRGT)

UPDATE: An 11-year-old is accused of threatening to shoot his teacher on Friday, March 2nd at Lagonda Elementary.

Police say the incident started when the child walked into class in a bad mood and ended with him threatening to shoot his teacher.

Brown says she hasn't heard anything about the incident from the school.

Police said the 11-year-old arrived at the school in a hostile mood.

The teacher told police she told the child he would be eating his breakfast in the classroom because of his behavior.

The teacher goes on to say the student took his silverware packet and pointed it at her like a gun and said "Boom, Bi@#%."

Police say it kept escalating.

The teacher said the student then said he would bring a gun to school and that the student said he knew where the teacher lived and he would shoot up her house.

While the student was being taken out of the room, police said two drawings showing one stick figure shooting another were found.

Stephanie Brown and her family live just a few blocks from the elementary. She heard about the incident through Facebook this morning.

"It's terrifying, very terrifying. I have a 10-year-old that's in the same school, that I don't know if it's a classmate of his or not," Brown said.

Brown says she hasn't heard anything about the incident from the school.

"I think all parents should be notified in situations like this just so they know what to be prepared for," Brown said.

We reached out to the district for comment but the district has not responded.

Brown worries about what's going to happen when the ten-day suspension is up.

"What's going to happen when the child returns back to school. It's going to be on my mind and my heart, you know, is my child safe or not?" Brown said.

The mother says she tries to talk to her kids often about what to do in case of an emergency.

"I just tell mine, if they hear or see anything to go to a grownup, a parent or teacher, the police," Brown said.

The police report says a warrant for aggravated menacing was requested for the child but the Clark County Prosecutor's Office has not said whether any charges will be filed.


SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - An 11-year-old student was reportedly suspended for 10 days from school after making threats against a teacher and saying that he was going to bring a gun to school.

Springfield Police responded to Lagonda Elementary School in reference to threats on March 2, and spoke with the teacher. She said that the student had been in a hostile mood when he got to school and was eating breakfast in the classroom as a result of his behavior. At some point during the meal, the student allegedly pointed a silverware packet at her like a gun and said, "Boom, [expletive]."

He also reportedly told her that he was going to bring a gun from school, saying he would get it from someone else and that he knew where she lived, so he was going to go to her residence and shoot her windows and her house.

That student was removed from the room, at which point the teacher found a stick figure drawing on the desk that showed one figure shooting another, which was taken in as evidence. The police report from Springfield said they're investigating this situation as a menacing case, which is a fourth degree misdemeanor.

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