SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A 16-year-old has been charged with terroristic threats, accused of sharing a video that shows him loading a gun and threatening his Georgia high school.
WSB-TV <a target=”—blank” href=”http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/gwinnett-county/south-gwinnett-student-charged-with-making-threat-to-school-over-social-media/707020593″>reports</a> the unidentified student at South Gwinnett High School was arrested Saturday by Snellville Police, who were tipped to the video via Twitter.
In the video, the person loading a gun says “South Gwinnett, you’re next.”
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.ajc.com/news/local/principal-gwinnett-student-charged-connection-with-social-media-threats/sc6SYX1m46axsYXlFKxDMK/”>quotes</a> Principal Monique Lee as saying in a letter to parents that acts threatening the school community won’t be tolerated.
WSB-TV reports that the teenager also faces school disciplinary actions.