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Man who admitted to school shooting threat sentenced in Utica

Claude White has been in the Central New York Psychiatric Center since his guilty plea in October.

Posted: Feb 13, 2019 6:04 PM
Updated: Feb 13, 2019 6:04 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- The man who sent a letter to a state Supreme Court justice about shooting up a school was sentenced in Oneida County Court Wednesday.

Claude White sent the note to Justice Norm Siegel, and threatened to shoot up a kindergarten class and then kill himself.

White has been in the Central New York Psychiatric Center since his guilty plea in October.

He was sentenced 1 1/2 to 3 years in prison.

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