Transcript for Authorities foil 3 new mass shooting threats
crisis over mass shootings new threats are raising concerns. Two high schoolers both in Florida arrested for reportedly threatening to shoot up their schools. ABC's Stephanie Ramos has more. Reporter: This morning, a Florida high schooler is in custody after authorities received a tip about a threat he allegedly posted on a social media app. According to police, the boy posted he wanted to shoot up his school. Our principal announced it on the loudspeaker talking about it and it's really nothing to joke Reporter: According to the police report the boy wrote, this is a genuine feeling. I want people to suffer. This is just the latest in a string of arrests since the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, targeting Latinos and Dayton, Ohio, less than three weeks ago. Just this week, these Florida deputies arrested a 15-year-old boy with his mom by his side for allegedly threatening to shoot up his school. Kids say stuff like that all the time. It is a joke to them. It's a game. Do you own a gun? I have a gun, yeah. Okay, so he has hands and feet and can grab your gun and do something. Reporter: It came on the same day as this arrest in the very same county. Do you have any weapons we need to know about. Reporter: Tristan Wix seen here after he allegedly texted his girlfriend his intentions to shoot as many people as he could. Police and federal authorities say at least 14 people have been arrested this month. All of them plotting or expressing interest in carrying out mass attacks. The FBI acknowledges the concern that previous high-profile attacks could inspire more domestic terrorists and taking an aggressive stance addressing online threats and tips but what that means in tactics and what's different now is not clear. But, guys, police are emphasizing the importance of notifying them if you see any suspicious posts or anything threatening online. The effectiveness of see something, hear something, say something. The investigation into an elevator accident that killed a
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