Student arrested after telling classmate he had a “hit list”

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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A Central Texas high school student was arrested Friday after telling his classmates he had a hit list and was going to go to school Monday and inflict harm.

The Ellison High School freshman is facing one charge of making a terroristic threat.

District spokesman Terry Abbott said on-campus district police arrested the student and removed him from campus.

“Student safety is our number one priority every day and we will always arrest anyone who makes such a threat,” Superintendent John Craft said.

Additional information was not available.