A Burke High School freshman was suspended last week and charged with threatening to “shoot students like the boy at Virginia Tech did.” The school contacted city police Thursday after students reported the 15-year-old girl had made the threat in the bathroom. The girl was suspended for three days and was not allowed to return to the school until her mother can prove she is receiving psychiatric help.


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