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Rochester, NY: 21 yr old SPED student makes court appearance over school violence threat

July 23, 2018, Rochester (NY) Democrat &Chronicle: Rochester woman set for mental evaluation following shooting threat at high school A Rochester woman who admitted to making terroristic threats against East High School earlier this year appeared in court Monday to be sentenced, but her attorney requested she go through a mental health evaluation instead. … In February, Hernandez posted on Facebook and threatened to shoot students at East High School. She was arrested on multiple felony terrorism charges. The 21-year-old special education student was charged in March with two counts of making a terroristic threat. She was a student at Edison Tech High School at the time and graduated while still incarcerated, last month. She pleaded guilty to third-degree falsely reporting an incident, a misdemeanor, on June 27 in Monroe County Court. … While Hernandez's parents have offered no specifics about her disability, they say she has special needs and is very dependent on her family.


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