Odessa Police Charge Man for Threatening to Commit Shooting at Public School
Odessa Police arrested Nicholas Jerome Ramsey, date of birth 01/17/2001, on 2-15-18 at approximately 1451 hours for Exhibition, Use, or Threat of Exhibition of a Firearm “Class A Misdemeanor”. On 2-15-18 at approximately 1300 hours, the Odessa Police Department responded to the 8800 block of Lamar in reference to a check welfare.
Ubisoft, a company that makes video games, notified the Odessa Police Department in reference to a male subject threatening to commit a shooting at a public school. Officers located the male subject, identified as Ramsey, who was transported to the Odessa Police Department to be interviewed by detectives.
Investigation revealed that while Ramsey was playing Rainbow 6 Siege, he stated “I guess I’ll go do mine now” and later stated “ima shoot up my school now”. Ramsey explained to detectives that it was a bad joke in light of the shooting that occurred at a school in Florida on 2-14-18.
Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, OPD detectives obtained a warrant for Ramsey, who was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC.