Yuma teen accused of making school shooting threat

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Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a shooting threat made to a Yuma school district.

Yuma police say they received a call late Tuesday night alerting them to a possible school shooting the next day at a school in the Crane School District.

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The threat did not name a specific school.

Crane Middle School was put on "shelter in place" status on Wednesday as a result.

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Officers looking into the validity of the threat say their investigation led them to the teen.

He has been booked into a Yuma County juvenile detention facility for threats, interference with or disruption of an educational institution, disorderly conduct and criminal nuisance.

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