‘He’s just a little boy!’ mom yells at deputies who arrest son after threat to kill people at school

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Florida – A 15-year-old Florida boy faces felony charges after posting a message while playing a video game that he would bring his father’s “M15” to Seabreeze High School and “kill seven people at a minimum.”

Volusia County Sheriff’s officials say he posted the message on Discord using a fake name. Investigators traced it to his home near Ormond Beach and arrested the boy on Friday.

Deputies posted a video of their discussion on Facebook.

The boy said he was joking. The mother insisted he’s just a kid. She confirmed there’s a gun in the house, but insisted her boy wouldn’t use it.

“This is the world we live in, where people think it’s funny to say I’m going to go to school and kill someone,” one of the deputies says.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.