Teen charged in shooting threat that shut down Edina High School

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Prosecutors on Monday charged a Minneapolis teen with two felonies for allegedly making a threat outside Edina High School last week.

According to the juvenile petition, the FBI's National Threat Operations Center received information from the social media company Snapchat regarding a potential shooting at Edina High School.

The Snapchat user, a 17-year-old from Minneapolis, allegedly posted a video recorded in a car early Thursday afternoon showing a handgun with an extended magazine in the lap of a front-seat passenger.

The video then pans to the front entrance of the school and includes a caption that reads “come outside” followed by an expletive.

The teen is charged with making threats of violence and illegal gun possession.

Police arrested him at his home in south Minneapolis. Staff at the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center allegedly found a 9mm round in the zipper pocket of his sweatpants.

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