MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A South Florida student in serious trouble. He is accused of making a threat against his school.READ MORE: Miami Man Juan Mallen Won Keys Annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest
Police were called to Somerset Academy in Pembroke Pines Tuesday, when the 14-year-old apparently threatened to shoot up the school after he failed a placement exam.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Soggy Start To Monday, Afternoon Storms Likely
The student later told police he was joking.MORE NEWS: Unincorporated Biscayne Gardens Residents To Vote On Becoming Miami-Dade's 35th City.
Police were not laughing. The teen now faces one felony and one misdemeanor charge.