Officials: Lake Charles man threatened student saying he’d go to their school with a gun

State News

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY)– Officials with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office say 20-year-old Christopher Thomas was arrested after threatening to take a gun to a high school.

According to the School Resource Officer at LaGrange High School, the threat came in around noon on Tuesday.

Invetigators say Thomas had threatened a student that attends LaGrange by stating he was going to the school for them with a gun. 

Thomas was located later the same day and arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with terrorizing; and simple assault.  His bond is still pending. 

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