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Police: Waterbury man threatened to "shoot up" school

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WATERBURY -

A man from Waterbury is accused of using a video call, which included an image of a gun, to make a threat against a city high school.

Police tell the Waterbury Republican-American Christopher Roman, 20, made the calls Sunday to a 17-year-old who attends Kennedy High School.

According to police, Roman threated to "shoot up" the school.

Police say the gun was not real.

Roman is charged with threatening, breach of peace, brandishing a fake firearm and interfering with police.

It was not clear if Roman, who does not have a listed phone number, has hired an attorney. 

He was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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