NY Student, 16, Arrested for Threatening Mass Shooting at High School: Police

A Long Island teenager has been arrested for allegedly threatening to carry out a “massive” shooting at his high school.

Authorities in Suffolk County said the 16-year-old student posted to Instagram on Thursday, threatening to shoot up Bellport High School.

District Attorney Raymond Tierney said investigators were able to link the post back to the 16-year-old boy and arrest him later that day.

After interviewing the teen, officials conducted of search of the home where he lives and did not find any guns inside the home, Tierney said in a news release Friday.

The district attorney’s office did not release the identity of the teen

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