When the words “school” and “shooting” are used in the same sentence many of our hearts skip a beat. It’s terrifying. Unfortunately, a University of Maryland student threatened to go on a shooting rampage on the College Park campus. He is currently being held for psychiatric evaluation after making the threat on the Internet this past Sunday.
The University Police reported that the student wrote the following statement online:
“I will be on a shooting rampage tomorrow on campus”, “hopefully I kill enough people to make it to national news”, and “stay away from the Mall tomorrow at 1:30”.
An investigation concluded that the statements came from Alexander Song, 19, of Fulton, Md., a current student at the University Of Maryland.
The 19 year old was arrested and taken to a local hospital for an emergency psychiatric evaluation. According to police, Song was unarmed at the time of his arrest.