WILLAIMSBURG, S.C. (WCBD) -Friday afternoon the Hemingway Police Department, Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office, Williamsburg County Fire Department, and South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to Hemingway High School in reference to a shooting threat against the school.
Chief Henry Brian Todd of the Hemingway Police Department, received information the threat was creditable, and requested assistance.
Law enforcement setup a perimeter around the school, and the school was placed on lock down. M.B. Lee Middle School was also placed on lock down as a precautionary measure.
During the course of the investigation, it was discovered a former male student, 18-year-old Kamren Lavez Heyward, posted the threat via Facebook. He was expelled earlier this year.
Authorities tracked down Heyward in the Andrews area of Georgetown County. The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office along with the Andrews Police Department assisted Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office in arresting him around 1:50 p.m.without incident.
The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office will be handing this investigation and charges concerning this incident. The investigation into the incident is ongoing