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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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Threatened Student Reports Fellow Students’ Violent Social Media Posts

 
October 27, 2015, a male student creates an insulting Instagram post about a 17-year-old girl at his high school. The teen girl retaliates by posting on Instagram and insulting the male student, and a feud ensues between the girl, the male student…

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Student Reports Fellow Students’ Violent Attack Plans in Online Chat Room

 
Four eighth grade boys talk about a mass murder scheme in an online chat room on May 12, 2016. Their posts in the chat room indicate that they are planning to bomb school grounds…

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