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Ohio student arrested for post referencing Florida shooting

Ross Township police in southwestern Ohio say the teen was arrested early Thursday and charged with inducing panic, a second-degree felony.
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HAMILTON, Ohio — Police say a 14-year-old student at an Ohio high school referenced the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida in a social media post and has been arrested.

Ross Township police in southwestern Ohio say the teen was arrested early Thursday and charged with inducing panic, a second-degree felony. They did not specify what the post said.

Ross High School Principal Brian Martin commended other students and community members who alerted the school to the post. The school will have an increased police presence as a precaution Thursday.

Authorities say a former student opened fire Wednesday with a semi-automatic rifle at a high school in Parkland, Florida.