Former TUHS student's post said simply "like if I should shoot up the school"

Taft Police and Kern High School District Police have decided a social media post mentioning a school shooting made by a former TUHS student was not a serious threat.

Taft Police reported Friday a brief item was posted on Facebook by a 17-year-old male former TUHS student now living in Bakersfield.

The post made no mention of a specific school, saying simply "like if a should shoot up the school."

Taft Police contacted Kern High School District Police who contacted the boy and "determined the post was not a credible threat."

The posts has since been removed, police said.

The name of the 17-year-old was not released.

He has not attended TUHS since 2015-16 school, police said.