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A school threat incident investigated by Artesia Police Department officers Thursday afternoon was deemed non-credible in nature.

Police were dispatched at 3:30 p.m. Thursday to Park Junior High School in reference to the incident.

Upon investigation, they learned a freshman student had sent a Snapchat to a friend that contained the message, “(Expletive) Zia I’m going to shoot that (expletive) up.”

The student’s parents were contacted and the incident investigated. School Resource Officers determined the threat was not credible.

The student, identified as Denton Sterling Farmer, 15, of Artesia, was arrested and charged with unlawful use of a telephone to terrify, intimidate, threaten or harass.