St. Paul teen admits tweeted threat to 'shoot up' high school
ST. PAUL - A 17-year-old St. Paul student has pleaded guilty to tweeting about shooting up a school, resulting in a St. Paul high school being put in a lockdown last week.
The Ramsey County attorney's office charged Trevor Lamar Morris on Friday with making terroristic threats. He was in court that day and pleaded guilty as charged, said Ramsey County Attorney's Office spokesman Dennis Gerhardstein.
St. Paul police got a report of a tweet June 19 sent to some Harding Senior High School students from Morris' account, according to a petition charging Morris as a juvenile. The tweet said, "Ima shoot up the school at 1:25 y'all better duck."
"Subsequent tweets from this account state that the sender is 'dressed all in black,' would 'be right there' and that he had 'his Glock,' " the petition said.
Morris will be on supervised probation for 90 days, and is required to write a letter of apology to Harding staff, undergo a chemical-dependency assessment and do community service, Gerhardstein said. A judge gave Morris a stay of adjudication, which means the case would be reflected as "dismissed" in court records if he complies with his probation and the other requirements.