Threatening message discovered at Wilmot UHS; Sheriff’s Dept. and administration say threat believed not credible

Wilmot Union High School officials and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a threat found in a boys bathroom. They believe the threat to shoot up the school is not credible.

From a news release from the Sheriff’s Department issued at 2:36 p.m.:

The School Resource Officer assigned to the school, became aware of written threatening verbiage written on a male bathroom stall. The words “shoot up the school” were observed. A vigorous investigation is taking place over this incident. The Kenosha Sheriff’s Department is working closely with school administration. It is believed this message was written sometime over the past weekend, perhaps during a basketball game. Wilmot High School and the Sheriff’s Department would like to stress that at this time this incident is not being viewed as a credible threat. The investigation is moving quickly. Wilmot High School is being vigilant, but not taking any extra security measures. The school will remain in session.

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