A 17-year-old Palm Springs High School senior was arrested on Tuesday after police say posted on social media threatening to shoot people.
The post was seen on Monday and the student posted a second message saying he had no intention of shooting anyone, but the threats are still being taken seriously, officials told the Desert Sun.
Incident Type: Criminal Threat
Today's Date: 12-03-2019
Current Time: 07:50:48
Address/Location: Palm Springs Area
UPDATED -Incident Details: UPDATE:
Since the original posting, the juvenile has posted to social media saying he had no int https://t.co/sHZcuGftBC
— Palm Springs PD (@PalmSpringsPD) December 3, 2019
The teen, from Cathedral City, was arrested at about 9:30 am outside of the Westfield Palm Desert mall.
The Desert Sun obtained the post which they describe as showing, “someone holding a handgun with the message ‘(expletive) from ps look out. I like it fits me ima start carryin.'”