Midlands teen charged with threatening to 'shoot up' high school

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A 17-year-old has been charged with making threats against a Midlands high school, according to officials.

The Richland County Sheriff's Department says the teen, identified as 17-year-old Dashaan Sims, made a threat against Lower Richland High School.

According to the sheriff's department, the teen threatened to "shoot up" the school. Several concerned parents alerted the sheriff's department.

As a result, the teen has been charged with unlawful communication and aggravated breach of peace.

No other details have been made available.

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