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FT MYERS (CBSMiami/AP) — A Lee County teen was arrested after he reportedly threatened a school shooting in Alabama.

Anthony Kessler, 19, was taken into custody Tuesday at a restaurant in Ft. Myers.

Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum said Kessler made the threat against Fort Payne High School on March 5th.

Records say the Lehigh Acres man is jailed in Lee County on a warrant from DeKalb County, Alabama charging him with making a threat against a school.

Authorities have not released information about a motive for the threat.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

  1. this seems to be the start of an epidemic for a kid to get attention… thi is like the 4th threat to a school be a kid attending the school….

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