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School-shooting threat investigated

Odessa District criticized for response

ODESSA - An alleged threat made by a seventh-grade boy at the middle school Tuesday, March 14 is being investigated.

According to law enforcement, resident Amanda Wallace allegedly told 911 dispatchers her 12-year-old daughter related that the middle school boy asked the girl, "When is the day I can shoot everyone in the classroom except (you)?"

The threat was not made with a teacher in the room, according to the report.

Principal Jamie Nelson allegedly told responding deputy John McMullen the boy, whose name has yet to be released, made statements like this in the past, but the school didn't...


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