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UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Grant Middle School

Posted: 10:36 AM, Oct 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-10 16:47:10-04
Grant Middle School
Grant Middle School

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A 19-year-old man is in custody after making a threat against Grant Middle School Thursday morning.

CCISD Police Chief Kirby Warnke said Nathaniel Salinas was arrested at about noon and is charged with making a terroristic threat.

The school at 4350 Aaron Drive was in a modified lockdown on Thursday after a social media threat to shoot it up was made. Warnke said investigators saw the threat and eventually determined Salinas wrote it.

The threat was made late Wednesday evening, according to a Facebook post sent by principal Carla Rosa-Villarreal on Thursday morning.

She immediately contacted CCISD police, who began a formal investigation.

The lockdown now has been lifted.