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Suspect accused of terrorizing local school identified

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De'Kerry Booker, courtesy of Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office De'Kerry Booker, courtesy of Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office
NATCHITOCHES, La. (KTBS) -

A suspect is in custody after a local school was placed on lock down.

The Natchitoches Police Department confirmed that Natchitoches Central High School was placed on lock down early Thursday morning.

Police received a call from one of the School Resource Officers reporting that a student had just informed him that they had information that someone might be bringing a weapon to the school to do

Police apprehended a suspect approximately 30 minutes later at his residence on South Bend Dr in Natchitoches.

18-year-old De'Kerry Booker was charged with one count of terrorizing, after it was revealed that he had sent messages via social media the night before to several friends.

Police say the messages were then shared with other students, one being the person that brought the situation to the attention of their resource officer. Booker was placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center awaiting bond.   

Authorities also say the incident did not result in any injuries.

 

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