Three teens have been arrested in Oshkosh for making terrorist threats, which resulted in the school district closing both of city’s public high schools on Thursday.
Arrested were an 18-year-old Oshkosh man, a 17-year-old Oshkosh boy, and 15-year-old Neenah boy. The two older boys had been taken to jail, while the 15-year-old was taken to a juvenile facility.
The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Department first received a 911 call from someone threatening to “shoot up” both Oshkosh West and North High Schools Tuesday night.
Authorities had extra patrols monitoring the schools on Wednesday, but did not believe the threats to be credible. The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Department received another threatening call on Wednesday night, which led to school officials cancelling on Thursday.
The schools opened again at 3:30 Thursday afternoon and classes will resumed Friday as scheduled.