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A Florida mother is defending her son as “just a little kid playing a video game, after the authorities accused the teen of making threats of a mass shooting at a school, a felony in the Sunshine State.
Authorities say the man, a student at Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach, wrote the following in a video game chat room: “I’m Dalton, Barnhart vowed to make my father’s m15 to go to school or to the killing of 7 people at a minimum.” Officials said, “Dalton said Barnhart,” was a pseudonym, and not the teen’s real name.
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The reaction has been reported to the FBI, and the FBI, as reported by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. Bodycamera footage posted online by local officials on Monday showed that the teenager was on Friday arrested and put in prison, his mother is emotionally trying to defend her son.
“These games, these kids say stuff like that all the time. It’s a joke to them, it’s a game,” the mother was heard telling the delegates, and have been wondering how to get her son could be arrested for making a comment online. The researchers, in order to explain to her that, as per Florida state law, written threats to kill, inflict harm on others, or the behavior of a mass shooting or act of terrorism, an offence is a crime.
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The mother is seen breaking into tears as she describes the reaction of the delegates a number of occasions that her son was just a baby.
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“He was just a little boy. He didn’t do anything wrong. Yes, he’s a teenage boy, but he was still a young boy, and he’s not one of the crazy things to do,” she said. “There’s no need to be treated as if he were a terrorist or something because he made a stupid decision in a stupid video game.”
Authorities say that the woman is about the frequency of mass shootings, especially in schools and among teens, but the boy’s mother insists that such situations need to be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
At one point, the mother says that she is in possession of a gun, but insists her son would never have to pick it up or use it.
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“Unfortunately, in this day and age, this is what’s going on. The children will get on any of these things, and they say that it was, and the parents will say, ‘this is my son, and it may not be your son, but, unfortunately, somebody’s son,” one of the deputies said. “This is the world in which we are in now, where kids are getting shot in school, while they are trying to do.”
He added: “unfortunately, we can’t take the risk, and we don’t just say,” well, we can hope that this guy didn’t want to do it, and that’s when it happens, and then we say, ” we had the chance. “
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The sheriff’s office wrote in a Facebook post: “Joke or not, these comments are a crime under the law. After the mass violence that we have seen in Florida and across the country, law enforcement officials have a responsibility to investigate and charge those who choose to do this kind of threatening statements.”
Investigators said the teen is facing a felony charges, and are set to be transported to a juvenile detention center.