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A former Griffith High School student athlete is facing felony charges after filming himself on Snapchat threatening to shoot up his former school on Feb. 6, court records show.

Authorities were first notified Tuesday of the alleged threat when students presented a school resource officer with the video, court records show.

Torin Michael Dillon, 19, formerly of Griffith but who now lives in Indianapolis, faces two counts of intimidation, a level 6 felony, according to police. 

Dillon allegedly drove 150 miles from Indianapolis to Griffith High School on Feb. 4 to film the threatening video on Feb. 6, according to an affidavit filed Friday in Lake Criminal Court. 

The video starts with Dillon "looking into the camera and then it shows a picture of the east side of Griffith High/Middle School," the affidavit states. 

"The picture contains several inches of plowed snow and the administrative/faculty parking lot appears to be full, as it would be during a weekday when school was in session," the affidavit states. 

Dillon is then heard saying "B******, shoot you all down," and "Yeah, n****, old stomping groups, I'll shoot this whole sh** up, I don't give no ****," court records state. 

The video then switches to Dillon allegedly smoking a cigar or cigarette, according to the affidavit. 

Two current female students, both 16, reported the Snapchat video to a school resource officer on Tuesday and turned the footage over to authorities. 

A records search shows Dillon recently pawned several items in the Indianapolis area on Feb. 4, 15 and 17, police said in the affidavit. 

Dillon was not in custody as of Friday afternoon. A warrant was issued for his arrest Friday.

A current Griffith High School student was also charged this week for inadvertently bringing a gun into school, but school officials say it was a mistake and that he had no ill-intentions. 

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Public safety reporter

Lauren covers North Lake County government, breaking news, crime and environmental issues for The Times. She previously worked at The Herald-News in Joliet. She holds a master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting.