Harleton ISD issues statement about student 'hit list'

HARLETON, Texas (KETK) - Harleton ISD has addressed rumors of a student at the junior high school making a "hit list."

The District says they are investigating the incident and there is no current threat.

"The District has been made aware and understands that many in the community have become aware that a student from Harleton Jr. High allegedly made a “hit list” and is suspected of making a terroristic threat. The District is confident that there is no current threat and that our schools are safe. As always, the safety and security of our students and employees is of the highest priority, so we are taking this matter very seriously. The District is investigating and will take appropriate action."

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