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Specialized Investigations Division detectives have arrested a Nashville student for electronically threatening violence

Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, on Sept. 16, 2022, detectives went to Hillwood High School and arrested a 14-year-old girl for creating a post on Instagram threatening to shoot up the school.

The student was identified with the assistance of Instagram.

She was taken to Juvenile Court and charged with threatening mass violence at a school and making a false report of an emergency.

Threats against schools are taking very seriously by the MNPD.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.