SONORA (CBS13) – A Sonora High School student was taken into custody accused of making threats toward other students and the school, police said on Saturday.
According to the Sonora Police Department, the school administration notified police that the student potentially made statements to bring a gun to the campus.READ MORE: Bishop Blesses Solar Panel's On Zero-Carbon Emission Church Building In Davis
Investigators said they learned that disturbing, threatening messages were sent to other students through social media.
Sonora police said the student’s motives were unclear and details regarding the threats would not be released as the investigation remains open.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Investigate Deadly Skelton Way Shooting
“We would like to commend the quick actions of Sonora High School staff and those who brought this concern forward,” Sonora police said in a news release.
No further details were released.MORE NEWS: Placer County Expands Vaccine Eligibility To 16 And Older As Thousands Of Appointments Remain Open
Sonora is the county seat of Tuolumne County and is located east of Stockton.