Pennsylvania teacher allegedly threatened to shoot school officials over plastic COVID barrier

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A Pennsylvania elementary school teacher has been arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot district officials because janitors removed a plastic barrier he set up in his classroom to protect against the spread of COVID-19, reports say.

Chad Gerrick, an educator at Sinking Springs Elementary School in York, is now charged with one misdemeanor count of terroristic threats, according to Fox43.

Last Friday, a cafeteria worker said she heard Gerrick threaten to "shoot all them f-----s" at the district’s administrative offices, the station reported, citing a criminal complaint affidavit filed by Northern York County Regional Police.

Gerrick also said if he contracted coronavirus, he would "come to school and spread COVID to everyone I can... (Read more)