Kolton McCall, 14, of 868 E. Sandusky Ave., Apt. 131, was charged Monday by officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department with delinquency inducing panic.
He allegedly told other students at Bellefontaine High School he was going to take a gun to school and use it. When confronted by police and school administrators, he admitted making the statement, but claims he was joking.
Officers report the school was suspending the student with the possibility of expulsion.
He was lodged in the Logan County Juvenile Detention Facility.