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Fort Zumwalt East Student Arrested, Charged With Making Terrorist Threat

Parker Zollner, 17, of St. Peters reportedly sent messages on social media threatening to carry out violence at the school.

September 07, 2018 - 4:31 pm
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A student at Fort Zumwalt East High School is under arrest for "making a terrorist threat."

Parker Zollner, 17, of St. Peters reportedly sent messages on social media threatening to carry out violence at the school.
 
Police say he wrote on SnapChat about bringing a gun to school Thursday, September 6.

No weapons were located or believed to have been at the high school at any point in the investigation.
 
Zollner was arrested at his home. He told officers that he was simply joking and did not intend to scare or hurt anyone.