St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
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St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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For Immediate Release
Report number: 2020-043910
Date of original release: 12-08-20

Two Students Arrested After Live Social Media Video

Released on 12-08-20 at 4:59 p.m.

St. Petersburg Police received information that a student was holding a gun on a live social media video while on the Gibbs High School campus, during dismissal Monday afternoon, December 7. The student did not threaten the school or any students in the post.

This morning police arrested two 9th grade boys who were involved, both age 14. They face felony charges.

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