DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office arrested David Puy, 19, and charged him with the official charge of “Intimidation — write, send, threaten to kill or injure” after police say he threatened to “shoot up” a school. He allegedly posted the threat on Snapchat. Bond is set at $50k.
Here is the official statement from PBSO:
“On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at approximately 1:45 pm, Palm Beach County School Board Police requested assistance from PBSO after a teacher brought to their attention a possible threat of a school shooter. A former student, David Puy, H/M, DOB: 4/21/99, had broadcasted “On my way.School shooter” on his snapchat account. This was viewed by a current student who brought this to the attention of a teacher who notified School Board Police. Violent Crimes Division was assigned to assist the School Police. Puy was located at this parents’ home. During an interview, he admitted that he posted a “live feed” video with the caption mentioned. He denied any intent to commit a violent act and claimed he “wasn’t thinking” when he made the post.”