New York teen charged after allegedly making high school mass shooting threat


A 16-year-old high school student in New York was arrested after allegedly making a threat on Thursday to carry out a shooting at his high school, just two days after 19 children and two adults were gunned down at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

The student, from Bellport High School in Brookhaven, New York, whose name is not being released because of his age, allegedly made a post on the "Bellport Scholars" Instagram page stating that there could be a mass shooting on Friday at the school, according to FOX 5.

He was arrested on Thursday night after police received 911 calls about the post, and officers did not find weapons in the house.

The 16-year-old was charged with making a terroristic threat and aggravated harassment, which are crimes that are not bail eligible, according... (Read more)

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