Fla. teen arrested for threat to ’shoot everyone’
Posted at: 12/20/2012 7:36 PM
(AP) FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Police have arrested a Florida teen who they say posted a Facebook message threatening to "bring a gun to school tomorrow and shoot everyone."
The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s office said Thursday night that they received a tip from a parent who saw the threat from the 13-year-old student.
Neither the teen nor his school has been identified.
A sheriff’s spokesman says the student did not have access to any weapons. No schools were evacuated or locked down, but security at area schools had already been increased as a result of the mass shooting at a Connecticut school last Friday. The student is charged with a single second-degree felony charge of making a written threat.
Authorities say he is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center in Fort Pierce.
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