Police in Fresno, California arrested a 15-year-old teenager after he posted lyrics from the Eminem song, “I’m Back,” on his Instagram. The sophomore high school student’s post read, “I take seven kids from Columbine, stand ’em all in a line, add an AK-47, a revolver, a nine, a MAC-11 and it oughtta solve the problem of mine. And that’s a whole school of bullies shot up all at one time. I’m just like Shady and just as crazy as the world was over this whole Y2K thing.” After police were notified of the post, classes were canceled at San Joaquin Memorial High, along with another high school the student had previously attended.
The Fresno Bee reports that another teen was questioned after he had commented on the student’s post, “Bring me with man. I got some stuff [to] settle.” The student replied, “I’ll text you when,” and, “I got a couple idiots’ blocks I could knock off.” He was arrested Monday night, and charged with making terrorist threats and disrupting school activity.
After police obtained a search warrant for the boy’s home, they found a replica AK-47 Airsoft rifle, a handgun, a .357 Magnum revolver, a 12-gauge shotgun, ammunition and a bulletproof vest. Both the teen and his father denied knowledge of the firearms, though they were hidden in the subfloor of a closet that was only accessible through the father’s bedroom. The teen, who told detectives he did not make the post, was taken into custody to undergo a mental health evaluation.
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