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Hamilton College student Peter Howard III arrested and charged for making active shooter threat on Jodel

He is charged with Making a Threat of Mass Harm, a class “B” misdemeanor.

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On Sunday, April 16, 2023, at 5:51 p.m., the New York State Police responded to Hamilton College in the town of Kirkland regarding a potential active shooter threat via an online post on “Jodel”.

Troopers along with members from Hamilton College Security, Kirkland Police Department, Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, and the FBI conducted a thorough search of several campus buildings and determined there was no active threat to students or staff.

An investigation conducted by investigators from the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation identified a suspect who is a current student at Hamilton College.

Peter A. Howard III, age 20 from Louisville, KY was taken into custody without incident.

He is charged with Making a Threat of Mass Harm, a class “B” misdemeanor.

Howard was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the town of Kirkland Court on May 2, 2023, at 6:30 p.m.


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