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Florida Teen Arrested Stating “I Am The Next Greenwood Mall Shooter”

A 15-year-old Florida boy has been arrested after making online threats to become the next mass shooter.

A 15-year-old Florida boy has been arrested after making online threats to become the next mass shooter.

Investigators say the teen stated, “One day my name and face will be all over the news and everyone will wish they took me seriously.”

Well, the good news is, they took you serious.

The Sheriff’s Office was notified of the threats on Tuesday and responded along with the Port Orange Police Department to 15-year-old Jacob Long’s home, where he was taken into custody.

Some of his messages posted in Discord included:

“I am the next greenwood mall shooter”

“I will kill (epithet for Hispanic people)”

“I am 100% Serouse (sic) everything I have said is 100% real and I am not or never have been joking”

“I must become Patrick crusis 22 bozos”

“im going to put these to good use (smiley Emoji)” – along with a photo of rifles and a shotgun

According to officials, in an interview with detectives, Jacob advised he was joking in all of the posts, including the one saying he is not and never has been joking.

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The posts were discovered via an anonymous tip to the FBI, which began an investigation, determined the poster was in the Volusia County area, and contacted local law enforcement.

No weapons were found during the investigation.

Long was charged with making written threats to kill, a felony, and transported to the Department of Juvenile Justice, where he was being held in secure custody since Tuesday.

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