According to multiple local TV reports, two students were arrested for making the threats to Miami Springs Middle School this week. According to the reports, the children were aged 13 and 14 years old.
According to The Miami Herald, investigators were able to determine that the Instagram account with the threatening posts belonged to a 14 year old student at Miami Springs Senior High. According to the Herald article, a second threat came from a 13 year old at Miami Springs Middle School. Both students were arrested.
Here’s the link to The Miami Herald article:
Here’s the video report from WSVN 7.
As you know, the following threats were posted on Instagram threatening to shoot up Miami Springs Middle School.
Miami Springs Police, Miami-Dade County Schools Police, the FBI, and according to WSVN, the Secret Service were all used in this 5 day ordeal. An incredible amount of resources were put in place to ensure that our children remained safe. Furthermore, it was important to send a message that these threats will not be tolerated and are taken extremely seriously.
Congratulations to the entire law enforcement team working on this case. This will give parents much needed peace of mind.
Click below to read the WSVN report.