CLOVIS, N.M. — Authorities say a 16-year-old juvenile has been arrested and accused of threatening on social media to conduct a mass shooting at the high school in the eastern New Mexico community that was the site of an August shooting at the municipal library.
Clovis police say the suspect was arrested Monday on suspicion of juvenile charges of assault with intent to commit a felony, assault and interference with educational process.
The suspect’s identity was not released.
Two library employees were killed and several people wounded in the Aug. 28 shooting at the Clovis library. A 16-year-old has pleaded not guilty in the library shooting and awaits trial on charges of murder and other crimes.