Sandpoint HS student criminally charged for posting shooting threat on TikTok

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SANDPOINT, Idaho – A Sandpoint High School student has been criminally charged for threatening to shoot up the school in a social media post. 

Sandpoint Police said the student admitted to posting the threat on TikTok to create chaos in the school.

A different student reported the threat to the school administration. School resources officers quickly contacted the students involved and interviewed them. They later deemed the threat not credible.

4 News Now has reached out to SPD to learn the specific charge the student is facing. This story will be updated at a later time.