Montana Man Arrested for Threatening Wyo. School

(MISSOULA, Mont.) – A Montana man is in custody after he allegedly made threats against a school in Gillette, Wyo.

Erik Sven Wengren, 19, used Facebook to claim that he was going to come to the school and shoot people. He also responded to the inquiries of students by claiming that he was serious.

He later told police that he was joking.

Wengren reportedly has a relative who attends the school.

He is scheduled to appear today in a Montana courtroom on charges of disorderly conduct.

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