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Student arrested accused of using mobile app to shoot classmates

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GRAY, La. -

According to WGNO, a student at H. L. Bourgeois High School accused of using a mobile app to simulate shooting his classmates was booked and jailed in Terrebonne Parish.

This app is called "The Real Strike" which simulates a first person shooter game, except the battleground is real life.

"You can't ignore it," says Major Malcolm Wolfe. "We don't know at what time that game becomes reality."

Wolfe office says a 15 year old was arrested after posting a video on YouTube using the Real Strike app to shoot other kids at school, "He said it was a result of him being frustrated and tired of being bullied. He said that he had no intentions of hurting anybody. We have to take all threats seriously and we have no way of knowing that without investigating and getting to the bottom of it."

He says the student was arrested for terrorizing and interference of the operation of a school, "With all the school shooting we've had in the United States, it's just not a very good game to be playing at this time."

Parents told investigators their son does not have access to any fire arms.

The YouTube video was taken down.

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