RCSD: Students thwart potential shooting at Keenan High - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

RCSD: Students thwart potential shooting at Keenan High

Delijah Robinson (via RCSD) Delijah Robinson (via RCSD)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

An 18-year-old woman has been arrested after threatening students and being found at Keenan High School with a gun. 

According to Lt. Curtis Wilson of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, students at Keenan were threatened by 18-year-old Delijah Robinson. The threats were reported to the school’s resource officer at about 10:30 a.m. on Monday. Wilson says the officer was presented with several threatening messages from the victims’ phone sent from Robinson’s phone. Authorities say Robinson and the victim were acquaintances who were involved in a dispute.

Wilson says the messages were sent to one student, but there could have potentially been more than one victim.

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Robinson was later confronted by the resource officer in the school’s parking lot. There, deputies found a gun in the front passenger seat of the car.

Robinson has been charged with unlawful use of a telephone, having a weapon on school grounds and unlawful possession of a weapon. She was taken to Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center following the arrest.

Editor's Note: A previous version of this story, based upon the original reports from Lt. Curtis Wilson, incorrectly spelled the suspect's first name, and included the wrong age.

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