Teen arrested for posting song lyrics to Instagram

September 3, 2015 by Tyler Sharp

Teen arrested for posting song lyrics to Instagram

A 15-year-old from California has been arrested and charged with making “terrorist threats and disrupting school activity” after allegedly sharing lyrics from Eminem’s song, “I Am,” to his personal Instagram, (via SPIN). He is claiming that his account was hacked.

“There was potential for a threat to be carried out,” claimed Police Chief Jerry Dyer, in regards to the lyrics' content. You can read the stanzas that were shared below. 

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“I take seven kids from Columbine, stand ’em all in a line, add an AK-47, a revolver, a nine, a MAC-11 and it oughtta solve the problem of mine. And that’s a whole school of bullies shot up all at one time. I’m just like Shady and just as crazy as the world was over this whole Y2K thing.”

As SPIN reports, authorities claim the boy was a “loner,” “socially awkward” and “fit the bill of other school shooters.” His parents' home was later fully searched by police, who uncovered unregistered firearms and a bulletproof vest.

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