Student, 22, is charged with terrorism after sparking shutdown panic at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology by uploading Instagram video of himself with a pellet gun entitled 'School shooter'

 A 22-year-old student has been charged in a shooting scare at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
Noah Lee posted a video to Instagram on Friday waving what appeared to be a handgun to the camera.
He then ended the video, which showed him in a stairwell on campus, with the words: 'School shooter, Thank god its Friday.'
According to several local news reports, the video was recorded at FIT, but when is unclear. 
In response to the video, FIT issued a 'shelter in place' warning to all students and teachers from about 6pm to 7pm.  
Social media postings showed students hiding in classrooms, closets and the dining hall, reported CBS 2 New York.
'He was in my class,' student Gianna Kingsland told the station. 'He asked the professor to leave early because he didn't feel well.'  
Police found him an hour-and-a-half later at a Barnes & Noble book store one mile away near Union Square. They recovered a pellet gun and a gas mask.

'Excellent Teamwork tonight by @NYPDPSA4, @NYPDSpecialops @NYPDPBMS, @NYPDCT @NYPDDetectives, and all the Tenth Precinct first responders for investigating and apprehending an individual who made threats with this pellet gun,' the NYPD 10th Precinct tweeted.
'My roommate and I were freaking out,' FIT sophomore Kayla Cariffe, who hid in the dining hall, told the New York Post
'Everyone was texting their parents, saying: "We're safe, we love you". I'm still shaken up, very shaken up. It was just very scary at the time.' 
Lee has been charged with two counts of terrorism, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and one count of criminal possession of a firearm, reported The Hollywood Reporter. 
Student, 22, is charged with terrorism after sparking shutdown panic at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology by uploading Instagram video of himself with a pellet gun entitled 'School shooter' Student, 22, is charged with terrorism after sparking shutdown panic at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology by uploading Instagram video of himself with a pellet gun entitled 'School shooter' Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 10:47 Rating: 5

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