Two Bishop Snyder students charged with racial threats

Published on February 1, 2023 at 10:13 am

Two Bishop John J. Snyder High School baseball players were arrested Monday in connection with threats made toward their African American teammate, according to reports from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

The two Bishop Snyder students arrested each face one count of making written threats to kill or do bodily injury — a second-degree felony.

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News4JAX reported Monday that alleged racist comments had surfaced, along with threats on social media, against the only African American student on Bishop Snyder’s baseball team.

Read the rest of this story at News4Jax, a Jacksonville Today news partner.

author image Jenese has served this community since June 2016. She was the first African American female meteorologist and the first to ever present a weather forecast in the Northeast Florida, Southeast Georgia market. She has reported for several local news stations and around the world while being featured on HLN, CNN, Al Jazeera and Crime Watch, among other networks.

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