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SHADE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A Somerset County teen was arrested Sunday after allegedly threatening to “shoot up” a school.

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State police say they received numerous calls Friday from parents and grandparents who had heard about a possible threat at Shade Junior-Senior High School in Shade Township.

Through their investigation, they were able to identify a 17-year-old boy from Stoystown, Pa., as the suspect.

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According to state police, he threatened to “shoot up the school and the people in it.”

The teenager was arrested Sunday.

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Officials have not released the suspect’s name.