EWING, Neb. -- A northeast Nebraska student has been arrested after district officials said they threatened to shoot up a school bus. 

In a statement posted to the school district's website, Summerland Public School Superintendent Kyle Finke said that a student made those comments on Monday. 

The school said the Antelope County Sheriff's Office was contacted and they immediately responded to the incident. It was reported the Sheriff's Office and the Nebraska State Patrol began an investigation into the threats.

Finke said it was their understanding the student was arrested and criminally charged for the threats by the Antelope County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday. 

Finke said counselors and staff members have been made available to work with students. 

He said the district is confident that all students were and remain safe at school.