SISD threat resolved; suspect identified

Feb 22, 2022

Shelby County Sheriff Kevin W. Windham reports that on Monday, February 21st, 2022, at approximately 11:30 AM, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a threat against Shelbyville Independent School District stating that the school would be “shot up.” The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division began a thorough investigation into the threat and in coordination with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Shelbyville ISD Police Department, Investigators were able to locate the suspect involved by 05:30 PM the same day. The suspect was identified as a student of Shelbyville ISD and due to the age of the student, the case will be forwarded to the Juvenile Probation Office. 

Sheriff Kevin W. Windham expresses his appreciation to the public who brought this concerning threat to the attention of law enforcement officials as we do take threats of any sort as very serious and will work tirelessly to identify the suspect(s) involved to keep our community safe. 

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