A Cape Coral middle school student is facing charges after publishing photos to his Instagram account displaying a school threat.
On September 9th, 2019 at approximately 2:00, CCPD dispatch received a call from a Lee County Sheriff’s Office detective who had been made aware of a concerning Instagram post made by Hunter Rivera (DOB:00 4-19-07), a 7th grader at Caloosa Middle School.
The image post showed a black pistol, boots, and a referral from the school Rivera had received. In the comments section of the post, Rivera had stated he had a “starter kit”; when asked by one of his Instagram followers if it was a “school shooter starter kit” Rivera had replied, “your [sic] not wrong.”
A CCPD Patrol officer was immediately dispatched to Rivera’s residence, where contact was made with Rivera and his mother. Through the
ARRESTED: Hunter Rivera, W/M, DOB: 4-19-2007, of Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES: Sending Written Threat to Conduct Mass Shooting