Lumberton seventh grader arrested after texting threat to 'shoot up the school'

The student sent a text message to another student claiming he was going to shoot the school up.

A Lumberton seventh grader has been arrested after making a threat to "shoot the school up."

The 13-year-old boy was arrested Thursday by Lumberton Police officers and will be charged with making a terroristic threat and resisting arrest according to Lumberton Police Chief Danny Sullins.

The student sent a text message to a another student in claiming he was going to "shoot the school up" according to Sullins.

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The Lumberton Independent School District then contacted the Lumberton Police Sullins said.

Police say the student texted "I f****** hate everyone, I'm going to kill everyone." and then texted "I'm going to shoot up the school."

When the other student he was texting asked which school he texted back "Lumberton."

The boy is being held in the Hardin County juvenile detention facility where his bond has yet to be set.

The Hardin County Sheriff's Office is assisting with the investigation.

NOTE: A previous version of this story reported that the student had made a threat against a school in a different district.