A 10-year-old child was arrested in Florida by police for reportedly threatening a mass shooting at his elementary school.
According to Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno, Daniel allegedly subsequently shared a photograph of four assault rifles he claimed to have purchased and encouraged his friend to “be ready for water day,” referring to a recent school-sponsored event in which pupils participated in water sports.
The photo and arrest footage of the 10-year-old accused of threatening to shoot up his school was released by Florida authorities on Monday. According to an arrest report, the child allegedly added in the text, which contained a Google image of money. He said that he scammed his friend.
On Sunday, another Florida student was charged with felony posting images of himself online with what seemed to be a gun and a caption: ‘Hey Siri, directions to the nearest school.’ Corey Anderson, of Lutz, 15 miles north of Tampa, was detained on Sunday after police received information about the post. The weapons were later identified as airsoft guns.
If Anderson is convicted of making a threat to commit a mass shooting, he faces 15 years in jail and a $10,000 fine.
Tracy Carter, a Florida citizen, was arrested on May 26 after threatening to attend a high school graduation with a fake bomb strapped to her.
Sheriff Chad Chronister termed the behavior of these youngsters as “unacceptably dangerous.” He has called out to the public for help, asking them to reach out to them immediately if they ‘observe anything questionable.’
President Joe Biden sought to console families in the Texas town of Uvalde on Sunday after the nation’s deadliest school shooting in a decade, as federal officials announced an investigation into law enforcement’s tardy reaction.
The mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in the little town of Uvalde, south Texas, began with a single shot on Tuesday, May 24.
An 18-year-old local man, who had just recently reached the age when he could legally purchase a military-style assault rifle, posted frightening social media posts before morning, including one in which he threatened to shoot his grandma.
The gunman slipped through an open door and into two adjoining fourth-grade classrooms filled with nine-, ten-, and eleven-year-olds and supervised by two instructors. The shooter shot more than 100 rounds before moving into the neighboring room.
Approximately 80 minutes after Ramos entered the school, border patrol agents came, entered the classroom, and killed him.