WAYNE COUNTY -

A teenager was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot people on his school bus.

According to the Wayne County Sherrif's Office, deputies arrested 16-year-old Brandon McMahon, of Stantonsburg, on Wednesday.

On Aug. 27,  McMahon claimed he was going to bring a gun to school and shoot everyone on his bus, investigators said.

McMahon has been charged with false report of mass violence on educational property. He was being held on a $5,000 bond.