CORRECTION: Student threatens to shoot Mariner High School in social media post

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A teenager at Mariner High School in Cape Coral could get expelled for threatening to shoot up his classmates on campus.
 
Lee County schools sent a note to parents Thursday morning about the post.
 
It started with a video of a male student kissing his girlfriend in class earlier in the week. The video went viral throughout the student body.

A different student commenting on the viral video made the threat on Instagram and Snapchat.

CORRECTION: In our original story, NBC2 incorrectly identified the student involved in the threat as the student in the video. That is not the case; the student in the video was uninvolved in the threat. We apologize for the error.
 
The Lee County School District said it became aware of his social media threat Wednesday night.
 
In a notification email to parents, the district said the student who posted it used the words "shoot M-H-S" in his post.
 
Parents were notified mid-morning Thursday. Many took their kids out of school for the day.
 
In a statement, the the Cape Coral Police Department said they "... did investigate and determined there was no credible threat, no crime committed, and no arrests will be made in reference to this incident. The SRO was involved in the investigation."
 
The Lee County School District said it will not tolerate this kind of behavior from any student. Student policy states the superintendent can expel the student for his actions.

FULL STATEMENT FROM LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS
 
"The investigation concluded this morning and this is the message sent to parents a short time ago.
 
Good morning Triton Families, this is Dr. Thomas Michael.
 
In order to foster open communication, I wanted to make you aware of a social media post with the words “shoot MHS.”

We were made aware of the post late last night and immediately notified law enforcement. A detective investigated and determined there is no threat to our school.

Even though the post has no credibility, we will discipline the student to fullest extent of the student code of conduct.

Parents, please share with your students that posts like this are not tolerated, and can have serious legal and educational consequences. At the very least, they cause unnecessary disruption to the learning environment and consume staff resources. 

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me directly."