UPDATE: 16-year-old teen confesses after threat at Kenosha's Wilmot High School

Posted: 10:17 a.m. December 7, 2017

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department's investigation identified a 16-year-old student who wrote the threatening message on the bathroom wall. 

A Deputy had to view hundreds of hours of security video from the school before questioning the 16-year-old boy who confessed to the crime. 

The teen has been referred to the DA for charges. 


Updated: 2:33 p.m. December 4, 2017

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An investigation is underway after a threat was found in the men's bathroom at Wilmot Union High School.

The School Resource Officer assigned to the school was informed that the words "shoot up the school" were written on a men's bathroom stall.

The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department and the school administration are currently doing a thorough investigation.

The Sheriff's Department believes the message was written sometime over the past weekend, possibly during a basketball game. 

The school and the Sheriff's Department would like to stress that at this time, the incident is not being viewed as a credible threat. Wilmot High School is being vigilant, but not taking any extra security measures.

Classes will remain in session.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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