Youth Accused Of Threatening Sherrard Classmates With A Gun

circuit courtA Sherrard Junior High student in trouble for threatening to harm other students with a gun. The 13 year old boy has been charged as a juvenile in Mercer County Circuit Court and had been in custody at the Mary Davis Detention Center in Galesburg, but has now been placed on home detention. Mercer County State’s Attorney Greg McHugh says the threats involved the internet. A pre-trial conference is set for March 11th.