MODESTO, Calif. – Police in California have arrested two teen boys after a video was posted to social media that threatened a black student with a noose and a gun.
San Jose TV station KNTV reports (http://bit.ly/25XfQNV) police say the video shows a white student with a noose around his neck, shouting a slur and threatening the black student. A gun was also fired in the video.
The mother of the black student reported the Snapchat video to school officials and police.
Police say the two 16-year-old students attend Central Catholic High School. Their names have not been released. They have been charged with making terrorist threats, committing a hate crime and criminal conspiracy.
Central Catholic President Jim Pecchenino said in a statement that the school is investigating.
Information from: KNTV-TV.