Student, 14, accused of posting threat on social media

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

Between the 29th and the 31st of October, 2019 the accused posted a message on social media that stated “I am the school shooter or tomorrow bros let’s go”.  The accused included a photo of himself with the post.  Police were able to identify and confirm the identity of the suspect.  The School Division was notified of the post and they initiated a Division wide lockdown.  The accused was located at a Brandon school still wearing the clothes from the social media post.  The accused was arrested and stated he did not have any weapons and had no intention of doing any harm.  Police searched the accused residence and confirmed there are no weapons. A 14 year old male was released on an Appearance Notice to attend court on December 3.