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Death Threat Targeted Emmaus Girl, Police Say

Girl at her Orefield-area school is charged after saying she would have schoolmate shot, troopers report.

Death Threat Targeted Emmaus Girl, Police Say

An Emmaus girl was the victim of a recent shooting threat at the Orefield-area school that she attends, according to police.

The 17-year-old and a 16-year-old girl from Allentown argued at the Lehigh Learning and Adjustment School at 2936 Corporate Court in Weisenberg Township, according to state police at Fogelsville. The Allentown girl about 11:45 a.m. Feb. 12 threatened to have the Emmaus girl shot as a result.

The victim and teachers reported the incident to police, troopers said.

The Allentown girl was charged with terroristic threats and harassment, police said.

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