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UPDATE: Teen arraigned in court for threats against Legacy HS

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Posted at 12:48 PM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-12 20:49:46-05

UPDATE NOV. 12: Ranjoseph Wallace was arraigned in court on Nov. 12. He is scheduled to appear in court for sentencing on March 10.

UPDATE AUG. 27: Ranjoseph Wallace appeared in front of a Las Vegas judge on Tuesday morning in connection to alleged threats against Legacy Hig School.

His bail was set at $20,000. If he makes bail. he will also have to submit to electronic monitoring. A preliminary hearing date was set for Sept. 10.

Wallace's mother told 13 Action News after court that the situation is a misunderstanding and that her son was "talking about shooting dice."

ORIGINAL STORY
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- The Clark County School District Police have arrested an 18-year-old teenager for making threats against Legacy High School, saying he was going to "shoot up" the football game last Friday night.

Ranjoseph Wallace was arrested on Aug. 23. Wallace was booked into Clark County Detention Center and charged with making terroristic threats.

A search warrant was executed on Wallace's resident and a rife was confiscated. The CCSDPD was assisted by Las Vegas and North Las Vegas police. CCSDPD said Wallace is a former student of CCSD. The nature of the threats are not known at this time.

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One parent said his daughter is a student at the high school and his father is a teacher, so he's relieved the district police were able to step in so quickly.

"To hear they actually got in, that’s really great to hear. And knowing they’re that assertive as school police, I feel a lot better sending my child to school tomorrow," said Ricky Jackson.