ALTAMONTE SPRINGS (CBSMimai/AP) — A central Florida teen who was fed up with a noisy group chat on her little sisters’ phone reportedly threatened to shoot up her school.
Altamonte Springs police say the 16-year-old was arrested after several parents alerted officials at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School.READ MORE: COVID-19 Deaths Near 58,000 As Hospitalizations Drop
The teen told investigators she was so annoyed by the sounds from a sixth-grade group chat that she took her sister’s phone and wrote: “Next person to say something is the first person I will shoot on the school shooting that will take place this Friday.”READ MORE: State Heads Off Debt Collectors On Overpayments Of Unemployment Aid
Police spokeswoman Michelle Sosa says detectives determined she didn’t intend to carry out the threat, but it still can’t be tolerated. It’s a felony under Florida law to make a written threat to kill or conduct a mass shooting.MORE NEWS: Police: Ferrari Driver Struck, Thrown Off Sunny Isles Bridge
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