Ten year old Daniel Issac Marquez was arrested for making threats regarding a school shooting in Florida. According to police reports Daniel Issac Marquez made threats on social media stating that he was planning a school shooting at Patriot Elementary School in Cape Coral Florida and that he scammed a friend for money and bought an automatic rifle. Needless to say the police caught wind of the threat and the ten year old Daniel Issac Marquez was arrested.
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A 10-year-old Florida student was arrested Saturday for allegedly making a threat of a mass shooting.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that Daniel Issac Marquez is charged with Making a Written Threat to Conduct a Mass Shooting.
“This student’s behavior is sickening, especially after the recent tragedy in Uvalde, Texas,” Sheriff Carmine Marceno says in a statement. “Making sure our children are safe is paramount. We will have law and order in our schools! My team didn’t hesitate one secondNOT ONE SECOND, to investigate this threat.”
The sheriff’s office says it learned on Saturday “of a threatening text message sent by a fifth grade student at Patriot Elementary School in Cape Coral.”
Deputies say the School Threat Enforcement Team immediately began analytical research. The Youth Services Criminal Investigations Division then assumed the case.
Detectives interviewed Marquez and developed probable cause for his arrest, according to the sheriff’s office.
“Right now is not the time to act like a little delinquent. It’s not funny,” Sheriff Marceno stated. “This child made a fake threat, and now he’s experiencing real consequences.”