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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a student on suspicion of threatening a shooting at Buttonwillow School.

The department said on Wednesday at around 11:08 a.m., deputies were sent to the school, located on Highway 58, after the department learned that a student had threatened on social media to a shooting at the school.

Deputies went to the suspect’s house and booked him into Juvenile Hall for making criminal threats. No weapons were found at the residence, the department said.

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