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Wisconsin man charged in shots fired call, bomb threat at Kentucky high school

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 15:23:18-05

MURRAY, Ky. (WTVF) — A 19-year-old in Wisconsin has been arrested in connection with a false shots fired call and bomb threat at Murray High School in Kentucky.

The Murray Police Department said officers responded to the school for a shots fired call on Monday and a bomb threat on Tuesday. Both calls were deemed to be false.

Police said they traced all of the phone calls related to the cases back to Kya Nelson, of Racine, Wisconsin. A search warrant was executed at his home Friday morning, and Nelson was taken into custody.

He’s charged with two counts of second-degree terroristic threatening and one count of first-degree terroristic threatening.

Nelson was booked in the Racine County Jail and is awaiting extradition to Kentucky.