'I am going to shoot up a school': Indiana teenage tells Siri, gets list of schools

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 05, 2019, 05.01 PM(IST)

File photo of Apple's assistant Siri. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Valparaiso Police said the boy allegedly told Siri, 'I am going to shoot up a school' to which Siri created a list of nearby schools.

A 13-year-old teenage boy in Indiana was charged with intimidation after he told Apple's digital assistant Siri that he had a plan of shooting at a school and later posted a screenshot of Siri's reply online.

As per the report the teenage boy was held at the Porter County Juvenile Detention Centre.

Valparaiso Police said the boy told Siri, ''I am going to shoot up a school'' to which Siri created a list of nearby schools.

Investigators say they don't believe the boy posed a threat or had access to weapons.

The screenshot was originally posted online on January 31. The report came to police in nearby Chesterton through boy's social media contacts. 

However, the student did not make any specific threat to any school or school system, Valparaiso Police Department said.