According to Florida authorities, two adolescent girls were detained on Thursday after they allegedly threatened to shoot someone in a middle school toilet.
According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, the event led to the arrest of two 13-year-old females at Tavares Middle School.
The school resource deputy was first informed of the graffiti by a middle school student. “School Shooting Friday @ 2:00” was written on the wall.
The warning continued, “EVERYBODY IS DEAD!”
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The culprits were promptly located by the school resource deputy. One girl acknowledged writing the threat and identified the other pupil who was also engaged.
The markers that the girls are said to have used to write the threats were also discovered by the officers.
“When deputies searched their backpacks, each one had markers that matched the writing on the mirror,” the sheriff’s department wrote on Facebook.
Following their arrests, both of the girls were taken to Lake County Detention Center.
Tavares Middle School was contacted by Fox News Digital for a statement, but no response was received.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Department is looking into the situation right now. There was no other information regarding the occurrence available at the time.
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