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Student Arrested for Threat

09-16-19

On Monday, September 16, a 9th grade student, age 15, at Lakewood High School, yelled out in front of a class this afternoon that he would “ shoot up the class”. The comments were reported to school resource officers.

He is charged with false report of use of a firearm in a violent manner (felony F.S, 790.163 False report concerning planting a bomb, an explosive, or a weapon of mass destruction, or concerning the use of firearms in a violent manner ).

The St. Petersburg Police Department takes all school threats very seriously for the safety of our students. Threatening comments/posts will always be investigated and result in serious consequences.

Case 2019-040566