Ohio man threatens school shooting because girlfriend, 14, bullied

Ohio Headlines
police lights_1524017718907.jpg.jpg

Court documents allege a 21-year-old Ohio man threatened to carry out a school shooting because his 14-year-old girlfriend was being bullied at her junior high school.

The Dayton Daily News reports Piqua police say the department received a call Tuesday morning about a man threatening to shoot up a school and use explosives. Police say William Ingle was arrested a few hours later and has been charged with making a false alarm.

Ingle appeared in court Wednesday. The newspaper reports a judge ordered Ingle to undergo a mental evaluation.

Police alerted the Piqua schools about the threat before Ingle’s arrest. None of the district’s buildings were locked down Tuesday.

Court records don’t indicate whether Ingle has an attorney.

Piqua is roughly 90 miles west of Columbus.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

video

More Video

Days

Hours

Minutes

Seconds

Ohio Lottery

Don't Miss

Trending Stories

More Top News

WTRF 7News Twitter