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More charges added for teen arrested for threats to "shoot up" Evansville school

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Anthony Wolfe Jr., 19, is facing intimidation charges after threatening to "shoot up" Harrison High School. Anthony Wolfe Jr., 19, is facing intimidation charges after threatening to "shoot up" Harrison High School.

An Evansville teen accused of threatening to "shoot up" Harrison High School on Friday is now facing more charges.

Based on information from an investigation, officers say 19-year-old Anthony Wolfe Jr. took to Twitter after making verbal threats to carry out a shooting at the school.

After mentioning the amount of new Twitter followers that attend Harrison, Wolfe allegedly tweeted, "I feel something bad about to happen."

Another Twitter user asked him what he had done and Wolfe is accused of tweeting, "Harrison gone [sic] get shot up...*explicit* took that *explicit* serious lol."

Officials say Wolfe was located at his home and was taken into custody.

Investigators do not believe Wolfe was at the school at any time on Friday. Wolfe is not a student at Harrison and is not enrolled at any EVSC schools.

Wolfe was initially charged with intimidation on Friday when he was arrested. At his hearing on Wednesday, the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor added three more charges. On top of the intimidation charge, he's facing charges of criminal gang activity and two counts of habitual offender.

EPD made a statement Friday regarding the incident:

"Evansville Police want to be very clear that all threats of violence towards our schools and the children of our community will be taken very seriously. All threats will be investigated and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law."

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