Girl, 12, is arrested for posting a massive shooting at her high school social media that has warned classmates to say goodbye & # 39;
- A 12-year-old alleged threat of a massive shooting toward Burns Middle School
- In the alleged post, she threatened to shoot the school on 3 September & # 39;
- Cops were pointed to the Snapchat post by a student from another school
- The girl faces a felony charge for creating a written threat, authorities said
The Florida police arrested a 12-year-old girl on Thursday after posting a massive shooting at a high school on Snapchat.
According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff office, the girl is in seventh grade at Burns Middle School.
In the alleged post, she threatened to shoot the school on 3 September & # 39 ;. & # 39 ;.
& # 39; Dear bms students, I will photograph that skool (sic) until 3 September 2019, be ready, say goodbye to your (sic) family, because that is fine (sic) … Goodluck (; be ready) , & # 39; is in the post), according to the sheriff's office.
Authorities arrested a 12-year-old girl on Thursday after posting a massive shooting at Burns Middle School (photo) in Brandon, Florida, on Snapchat
Authorities were notified by a student from a nearby high school who saw the alleged threat online and reported it to school officials on Thursday morning.
The girl was arrested later in the day, the sheriff's office said.
"We arrested a Burns Middle School student from Hillsborough County Public Schools for posting on Snapchat, a threat to a school shooting," said Sheriff Chad Chronister in a statement on Facebook.
& # 39; We take all school threats very seriously, if you create a school threat, you will be arrested and charged accordingly & # 39 ;, he added.
Authorities said the girl had admitted that she had sent the threat, but later removed it. No other details have been released.
Matthew DiPrima, director of Burns Middle School, issued a statement that assured parents and the community that & # 39; our students were never in danger &, & added that the student & # 39; did not return to our school & # 39 ;.
Matthew DiPrima, director of Burns Middle School, issued a statement (above) that assured parents and the community that & # 39; never one of our students was at risk & # 39; and added that the student & # 39; will not return to our school & # 39;
& # 39; The safety of our students and staff is our top priority & # 39 ;, he said.
The girl is facing an indictment for a written threat, the police said. According to police reports, the girl's arrest is the second school threat in just over a week.
The girl's arrest is the second school threat in a week. Andrew Ivan Aman (photo), 23, was arrested on 13 August for threatening to stab Bellamy elementary school students
On August 13, Andrew Ivan Aman, 23, was arrested for threatening to stab students and staff from the Bellamy Elementary School out of his house with a kitchen knife, according to a police statement.
The school is located on Wilsky Blvd in Tampa, approximately 44 km from Burns Middle School.
Aman said he hated the school because the exterior of the building is painted like an American flag and he has a negative image of patriotism towards the US.
Delegates from the Sheriff Office of Hillsborough County went to Aman's home to investigate.
There were no firearms in his home. Aman, who has been diagnosed with various mental illnesses in the past, was taken into custody for medical evaluation.
An investigation is underway and there may be costs involved.
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