Pinellas Teen Threatens To “Shoot Up Heritage High”

A 14-year-old boy who lives in Pinellas County sent a threat on Twitter to a school system in Wake Forest. The teen is not being identified because he’s a minor and the tweet has since been deleted.

The tweet read “Going to shoot up Heritage High,” according to

School officials notified Wake Forest police Wednesday around 8:30 a.m. and the school went on a “code red” lockdown for hours, which indicates an immediate threat. At 10:50 a.m. Wednesday the lockdown was downgraded to “code yellow” and then to “code green,” indicating no threat.

A spokeswoman said at no point was any student in danger and that the police take every threat seriously, no exceptions.

According to the article, it’s unclear if the boy stopped attending Heritage Middle School and moved to Florida.