People seem to be very sensitive and hypervigilant because of the incident and because of … concern that it could happen again,” said Lt. Shaun Shepherd, administrative supervisor for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office school resource officer program. “Kids and adults tend to report it more often on the heels of one of these events.
Many of the students involved in recent scares have been criminally charged with acts ranging from disrupting a public school (a misdemeanor) to terroristic threats and acts (a felony).
Rochester City School District called police at 5:08 p.m. February 16 about a threat posted on the East High School Facebook page, which read: “I’m coming tomorrow morning and I’m going to shoot all of ya b—-es.”
Abigail Hernandez, 21, is an undocumented immigrant. Police found a shotgun in her home.Hernandez was charged with making a terroristic threat.
Rochester City School District officials were unable to answer as to why Hernandez was still enrolled as a student at East High at the age of 21.
As for her illegal status, that is something former Obama Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on in 2014.
During the investigation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents determined that Hernandez was an illegal immigrant who had taken advantage of former President Obama’s DACA program.
Martinez-Hernandez admitted to police that he told another student he had access to guns and plans to shoot up the school.
Martinez-Hernandez was preliminarily charged with intimidation and was being held in the Madison County Detention Center, the release said. The Madison County prosecutor would decide on formal charges.
DREAMers are a sympathetic group. They were “brought here through no fault of their own,” they’ve grown up here, and they attended US schools. The common stereotype of DREAMers is of high school valedictorians and high-achieving professionals who may not even speak the native language of their home countries.