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Student Arrested for Making a Threat


Police arrested a 16 -year -old ,10th grade boy at Gibbs High School today for making repeated statements in front of students and adults that he would “shoot up the whole school”.

He is charged with making a false report concerning the use of a firearm/bomb to conduct bodily harm (felony).

The St. Petersburg Police Department takes all school threats very seriously for the safety of our students. Threatening comments or social media posts will always be investigated.

Report 2019-51230