A 15-year-old Bayshore High School student faces charges after he admitted writing a threatening note he initially said he found at school.
The boy brought a note to the guardian at Bayshore High School just before 8 a.m. Thursday, claiming he found it in the boys’ restroom, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
The note implied there would be a shooting at the school because of bullying, according to the sheriff’s office news release.
As detectives investigated further, the student later admitted he wrote the note, the sheriff’s office said.
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Deputies searched the student’s home and found no guns.
The 15-year-old boy was charged with making a written threat of a mass shooting.