A high school student who made threats on social media towards Dominion High School in Sterling last week was charged May 10th with making threats by writing or electronic message to kill or do harm.
The Sterling 16-year-old, whose name cannot be released because he is a juvenile, was identified on May 2 after a Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer learned of the social media posts. Although there were firearms located inside the home that belonged to a relative, the investigation determined there was no threat to the school.
Writing or electronically sending a message to kill or do harm is a Class 6 felony.
LCSO investigated the case in coordination with Loudoun County Public Schools. The teen is being held at the Loudoun County Juvenile Detention Center.