15-year-old student faces charges after threatening to shoot up class in St. Pete

Pinellas County

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A 15-year-old is facing charges after he yelled out in class that he would “shoot up the class” at Lakewood High School.

Police say the teen is being charged with false report of use of a firearm in a violent manner.

The St. Petersburg Police Department said they take all school threats very seriously for the safety of students.

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