A Pennsylvania elementary school teacher is facing charges for allegedly threatening to shoot school administrators.
Officials say Sinking Springs Elementary teacher Chad Gerrick reportedly approached school administrators earlier this month about a plastic COVID-19 barrier he installed in his classroom that was removed by maintenance. Following that conversation, a worker allegedly overheard Gerrick saying if he gets COVID, he will shoot all of them and spread the virus as much as he can. Police showed up at his home following the threats and removed nine long guns and one pistol. His preliminary hearing is set for October 22nd. Gerrick put the barrier up because the school has very high rates of COVID cases; 44 of the total 134 in the district. It’s one of the highest transmission rates in the state.
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