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Tip Line Receives Report of Twitter Threat to Shoot Up College Campus

 
A university student posted messages on Twitter threatening to carry out a mass casualty attack on his school. The messages included statements saying, “the campus going to get shot up and who will be to blame.” Another statement read, “You (expletive) are past spent, you (expletive) are going to die in class.”

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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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