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Shoreland Lutheran High School student expelled after allegedly threatening to "shoot up the school"

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Shoreland Lutheran High School student has been expelled after allegedly threatening to "shoot up the school."

The Kenosha County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a non-active threat complaint at Shoreland Lutheran High School around 8:35 a.m. on October 4. 

Investigators say they learned a student had allegedly made the threats to other students and staff at the school contacted law enforcement. 

The Sheriff's Department says they spoke with the student at his home where he later admitted to making the threats. 

According to the Sheriff's Department, the Kenosha County District Attorney's Office is recommending two counts of terrorist threats (felony). The student is currently in juvenile custody awaiting formal charges. 

The Sheriff's Department says the threats were taken seriously and that "every step was and continues to be taken to ensure the safety of students and staff." 

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