Teenage boy accused of threatening mass shooting

OKEECHOBEE – Zachery Hickox-Lopresti was arrested on Dec. 17 by Okeechobee County Sheriff Office (OCSO) Deputy Jose Garcia after allegedly threatening to commit a mass shooting or similar act of terrorism.

According to the arrest report, Zachery allegedly conveyed, in written form, an intent to commit mass murder.

Zachery is a 14-year-old who attends Okeechobee Achievement Academy. He was transported to the Department of Juvenile Justice.

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