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14-year-old boy arrested for threatening to 'shoot up' military school

Posted at 9:00 AM, May 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-08 12:56:39-04

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. -- A 14-year-old boy was arrested for making threats to "shoot up" a military school in Indiana.

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies received information that the teen made the threats via social media.

The juvenile was located and admitted to making the comments on Snapchat, but said he was only joking.

Based on his confession, deputies arrested the juvenile and transported him to the Juvenile Assessment Center.

He is charged with Intimidation and Write Send Threat to Kill or Injure.

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