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Teen arrested after social media threat against Fort Lauderdale School

Fort Lauderdale, Miami – High school student accused of making school threats online has been charged.
According to Fort Lauderdale police, they are investigating several incidents involving threats of a school shooting posted on social media.
The threats were made against three schools: Dillard High School, Stranahan High School, and William Dandy Middle School.
Each of the threats alluded to a future school shooting. These threats were posted on several social media platforms beginning Friday evening continuing through Sunday.
On Wednesday, police arrested an 18-year-old Stranahan High student who lives in Pompano Beach, who was responsible for one of the threatening social media posts. He’s been charged with making an electronic or written threat to kill, do bodily injury, or conduct a mass shooting.
This was the second school threat arrest this week after a South Plantation High School tenth grader was arrested on Monday after she reportedly made online threats against Miramar High School.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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