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Teen arrested for threatening to 'shoot up' Gibbs High School, police say

Posted at 8:57 PM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 20:57:59-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A teenager is facing felony charges after police say he threatened to shoot up a high school in St. Petersburg.

St. Pete Police say they arrested the 16-year-old Gibbs High School student Thursday for allegedly making the threats.

The student is charged with making a false report of a bomb-firearm to conduct bodily harm, St. Pete police said in a press release.

"The St. Petersburg Police Department takes all school threats very seriously for the safety of our students. Threatening comments/posts will always be investigated," St. Pete police said in a press release.

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