East High School threat suspect's father denies allegations

February 26, 2018 06:34 AM

Twenty-one-year-old Abigail Hernandez is scheduled to appear in court Monday morning.

Hernandez is accused of announcing on Facebook that she was coming to shoot people at East High School.

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Her father spoke with News10NBC Sunday.He says his lawyer is telling him not to do television interviews for now, but he's defending his daughter and says some of what's being said isn't true.

Hernandez is charged with making terroristic threats.

City officials say she's in the country illegally and covered by the "DACA" program so she's now in the custody of immigration officials with ICE.


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