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Hialeah Teen Had Hit List, Threatened Mass Shooting at School: Police

The teen, who attends iMater Academy, was arrested Monday on a charge of written threats to kill or do bodily injury

A 15-year-old student from Hialeah was arrested after police said he had a hit list and threatened a mass shooting at his school.

The teen, who attends iMater Academy, was arrested Monday on a charge of written threats to kill or do bodily injury, according to an arrest report. NBC 6 is not releasing his name due to his age.

According to the report, the principal advised police that several students had told her that the teen told them he was going to do a mass shooting this Friday, Sept. 27. School officials said the teen had made the threats against the school in text messages.

When investigators met with the teen at his home, he gave them a composition book that contained a list of 23 students' names and 4 teachers' names, the report said. The list was title "People That Are Gonna Die."

The teen was arrested and brought to a juvenile detention center. School officials released a statement Wednesday saying they "are not aware of any other threat at this time to anyone at our school."

"Mater administrators take every threat and rumor regarding the safety of our students, faculty and staff very seriously and will follow up on anything that may be of concern," the statement read. "We are proud of the quick action taken by our administrative team and the Hialeah Police Department."

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