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UNA Committee to Decide Student’s Future After Threat Arrest

Brian Mitchell (Photo: Lauderdale County Detention Center)

Brian Mitchell (Photo: Lauderdale County Detention Center)

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – A University of North Alabama student is accused of threatening to shoot up the school.

Now, a school judicial committee will decide his future on campus.

Brian Mitchell, 22, turned himself into police Friday afternoon and was charged with making a terrorist threat.  Mitchell is accused of posting a threat on a social site putting the campus on alert.

Investigators were able to track down the anonymous threat by working with officials with the app Yik Yak.


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