MEXICO – At about 3 p.m. today (March 27), the New York State Police were notified of a possible threat of school violence at the Mexico High School.
The threat involved a digital image posted to snap chat.
The investigation determined that a student photographed another student holding a firearm and posted the image with a caption “Next School Shooter” on snap chat.
Both students were interviewed by state police investigators.
A 16-year-old, whose name won’t be released because of their age, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Aggravated Harassment 2nd degree and Falsely Reporting an Incident 3rd degree, all class “A” misdemeanors.
The New York State Police were assisted by the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office.