Juvenile accused of reporting hoax shooting at Troy High School

TROY, Miami County — A juvenile girl allegedly reported a hoax school shooting Saturday, according to Troy Police Department Detective Captain Dominic Burnside.

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Just after 6 p.m. on March 30, Troy police officers were dispatched to Troy High School for reports of an alleged shooting.

The Miami County Communications Center received a text to 911 reporting a shooting that allegedly occurred at the school, Burnside said.

Multiple officers quickly responded to the school but figured out the situation was a hoax.

Through an immediate investigation, officers identified a juvenile girl as the person responsible.

Inducing panic and making false alarm charges have been filed with Miami County Juvenile Court.

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