14-year-old accused of threatening mass shooting at Collier County high school

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Credit: Collier County Sheriff’s Office.

Collier County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 14-year-old student, who attends Gulf Coast High School in Collier County, Tuesday after investigators say he sent an online threat he would carry out a mass shooting at the school.

According to CCSO, the student suspect wrote a threatening message in an online document shared with other students.

The message threatened a school shooting and specifically targeted a teacher.

School staff discovered the threats on a school computer and alerted deputies.

The student faces a charge for intimidation for sending a written threat to carry out a mass shooting.

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