NILES, Ill. – A 13-year-old boy is charged with disorderly conduct after an alleged threat of gun violence at a middle school in Niles, according to law enforcement.
Charges come after police say the teen sent an email threat to Emerson Middle School administrators on April 2.
The email included a threat to “shoot up the school,” police said.
Investigators found that a juvenile suspect from Niles was linked to the threat. The juvenile was charged.
No further information was made available by police.