16-year-old charged with making mass violence threat at Durham high school

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – A 16-year-old is facing a felony charge after they made a threat of mass violence against Jordan High School in Durham, the sheriff’s office said.

The threat was discovered on social media on Nov. 21 and resulted in extra law enforcement at the school the following day.

A criminal investigation led to the arrest of the teen.

Tylisa Shareon Jackson is charged with felony threat of mass violence on educational property.  Jackson is being charged as an adult and she could receive jail time and be required to pay restitution.

“The Sheriff’s Office would like to reiterate that we take every threat of violence in our schools seriously and will investigate each one to ensure the safety of the children of Durham County,” the Durham County Sheriff’s Office said in a release.

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