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Student arrested for threatening to bring gun to school, deputies say

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Published Mar. 22, 2018

SEFFNER — An Armwood High School student was arrested Thursday after he told a teacher he would bring a gun to school and use it, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

The 17-year-old boy, whose name was not released by deputies, got into an argument with a teacher during a second period reading class.

"I'm going to bring the strap tomorrow and let it off," the student told the teacher, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The student made similar comments on two different occasions this year, deputies said, but both incidents were investigated and "determined to be unfounded."

Deputies arrested him on a felony charge of making a false report concerning the use of a firearm in a violent manner.

Contact Jonathan Capriel at 813-225-3141 or Follow @jonathancapriel.


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