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“I’m coming for U:” Milwaukee student posts video threatening to kill another student

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MILWAUKEE -- A Slenderman-like horror story line may be connected to a frightening situation turned real in Milwaukee. Threats from one student to kill another, mention a character in the Slenderman internet story called "173."Slenderman2

According to a source, the message on a social media app called "Kik," started on Sunday, April 17th. A student at the Milwaukee School of Languages messaged that someone had died.

Another student asked him who. Then the answer was a video of the first student holding and moving a gun around -- at one point looking as if he was going to pull the trigger.video4

The student with the gun repeated he was going to kill the student who was asking.

The victim asked why and one answer was, "173" -- known to those who follow the online horror stories involving Slenderman as another evil character.

Numerous messages continued to the victim:

Message: "Ur gonna die buddy"

Victim: "RU saying ur gonna kill me?"

Message: "Yes"

Victim: "Why?"


Victim: "You're bringing your gun to school tomorrow?

The response was, "Yes," saying he knew he'd go to jail -- and when he got out he was coming for him.


More texts and the victim on social media seemingly talks the gun-toting student out of killing him. Saying at the end, "Thanks. And don't kill anyone because hell isn't a place for comfort."

Milwaukee School of Languages

Milwaukee School of Languages

In a statement, a spokesman for Milwaukee Public Schools says the school took this situation very seriously. As soon as the student showed the staff the video on April 19th, Milwaukee police were contacted.

After investigation, Milwaukee police determined the gun in the video was fake. The student in the video was given a citation.


  • cshaw

    AAAWWWEEEE hell naaaw he was given a citation… That is all??? Had he been African American he would have been expelled from school, in juvenile detention given a record all types of stuff.. This kid actually threated to kill another kid and showed a gun and text message him… Crazy ass white world

    • Z

      Yeah, so much crazier than the blacks who do actually kill each other every day…but want to blame everyone else.

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