Teen Jailed Over Sarcastic Facebook Comment

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, everyone should know it's not acceptable to joke about shooting up a school. Unfortunately, Texas teen Justin Carter did not get the message. He has been in jail since February over a sarcastic comment he made on Facebook, the Huffington Post reports.

According to Justin's father, Jack, Justin was arguing on Facebook with a friend over the video game League of Legends. Upset with Justin, the friend commented, "Oh you're insane, you're crazy, you're messed up in the head," and Justin wrote back a line jokingly mentioning a school shooting. Unfortunately for Justin, a woman in Canada saw the online comments and took them seriously. She alerted police, who charged him for making a "terroristic threat."

Get the whole story on what Justin said at the Huffington Post.

Source: Huffington Post

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