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Former Student Prepares to Attack High School SRO and Students

 
The suspect had moved away from his home state to live in a treatment center for troubled teens. Upon returning home from the center, he messaged a friend from the treatment center saying that he was plotting a school shooting. He had recently purchased a shotgun and multiple boxes of ammunition.

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Felon in Possession of a Firearm Makes School Threats

 
Suspect made threats over social media saying that he was going to shoot up the local college campus…

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College Student Posts Threats on Reddit

 
The university police department and university crisis team begin receiving notice of a person identifying themself as a student of the university and posting on Reddit about admiring school shooters…

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Student Alerts Police to School Violence Threat on Snapchat

 
A 16-year-old student posts an image on Snapchat, with a caption stating that he is planning to shoot students at his high school the next day….

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Students Alert SRO to Fellow Student’s Violent Social Media Posts

 
A 17-year-old male student posts online about his dissatisfaction with various individuals at his high school, according to court records and social media….

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Armed Man Surrenders After Standoff with Police on College Campus

 
Neighbors say that the man (not a student of the school) snaps when he is denied disability benefits from an accident at a college campus on 8/22/12. The man posts on Facebook about his anger on 12/9/15…

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Two Students Post Photo Holding Firearms on Instagram

 
Two high school boys (student 1 and student 2) post pictures on Instagram posing with firearms. The photos are captioned: “Schools gonna be fun tomorrow” and “School will be interesting tomorrow.” The captions also included the hashtag, “#RIPMHS.”…

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Two Students Threaten Violence at Homecoming Events

 
In early September of 2015, two students make shooting threats over Facebook and threaten various classmates in person. They allegedly intend to disrupt a variety of Homecoming events…

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Student’s Instagram Post About School Violence Reported

 
A student posts a photo on Instagram and writes that his mother made him stop playing a video game, and that “[He] will just play Call of Duty at school…

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Parent Alerts School to Son’s Potentially Violent Attack

 
Former student allegedly purchases the shotgun and ammunition he intends to use in a school shooting within two years of his plot….

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