Cochise County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man in Sierra Vista Tuesday after he allegedly made threats about a school shooting on social media, officials say. 

Kurtis Lemaster, 27, is facing a felony charge of making terroristic threats and two misdemeanor counts of threatening and intimidations, according to a Cochise County news release. 

The Sheriff's Office was notified by the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center that a social media account reportedly owned by Lemaster was used to threaten a school shooting in Sierra Vista before the end of the year.

Authorities also learned that Lemaster, when he was a resident of Michigan, used aliases to threaten two people and their families in the state, the release said.

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Lemaster was booked into the Cochise County Jail where he remains held without bond.

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.