Lee County sixth grader arrested for school shooting threat

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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A sixth grader has been arrested after reports of him threatening to shoot other students at his Lee County middle school.

On Friday, a teacher at Three Oaks Middle School found a threatening email sent by one of her students, who wrote that he would bring a gun to school and harm other students. The teacher immediately alerted administration and detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division investigated.

Detectives verified the email was sent from the account of a sixth grader at the school, who has been arrested and now faces a felony charge of sending a written threat to conduct a mass shooting.

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