ST. PETERS, Mo. — A 16-year-old student is accused of making threats to a St. Petersburg high school.

Police said a student at Gibbs High School was arrested after saying he would "shoot up" the school.

He is charged with making a false report of a bomb/firearm to conduct bodily harm, a felony charge.

St. Petersburg police said they take all school threats seriously for the safety of their students.

Officers said threatening comments and posts will always be investigated.

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