Corsica-Stickney student in custody for allegedly sending threatening messages

MGN Online

A Corsica-Stickney is in custody after allegedly sending threatening text messages, authorities say.

According to Aurora County Sheriff David Fink, a 15-year-old student sent text messages to other students referencing a possible act of "gun violence" at Corsica-Stickney school. School officials notified the sheriff's office once they learned about the messages.

The juvenile who allegedly sent the messages is now in custody, Fink said. He did not identify the suspect, but confirmed he is a student at the school.

Classes started late Monday morning due to the threat.