12-year-old charged in shooting hoax


The 12-year old boy arrested Wednesday, March 20, following a false report of a shooting at New Prague Middle School faces a felony charge of making terroristic threats and another charge of making a false 911 call. 

The charges were filed at a juvenile detention hearing Thursday. According to his attorney, the boy remains in custody at the Scott County Juvenile Detention Center in Jordan and will remain there through the weekend. A hearing has been scheduled for Monday, March 25, to discuss the terms of his release.