GREENFIELD — A 12-year-old boy is locked in a juvenile detention center after school officials found a handwritten note threatening a school shooting.

Administrators at Greenfield Intermediate School, 204 W. Park Ave., notified school
resource officers after the threat was found, written on a piece of paper, according to police.

School resource officers and with school officials worked to identify the 12-year-old boy as the student responsible for the note. He was arrested and taken to the Delaware County Juvenile Center in Muncie. He’s being held there on a preliminary charge of intimidation, officials said.

No weapons were found, and no other suspects appear to be involved with the incident, police said.


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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or