"Shooting some b-ball outside of the school" -- one of the many great lines from the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" theme song -- sounds A LOT like "Shooting some PEOPLE outside of the school" ... a lesson one H.S. in PA learned the hard way after locking down the district in FEAR OF A MASS SHOOTING.
It all went down in Ambridge H.S. Thursday when a medical receptionist called a 19-year-old AHS student to remind him of his upcoming optometrist appointment, but got his "Fresh Prince" themed voicemail instead -- according to the Beaver County Times.
The receptionist reportedly misinterpreted the kid's message -- in which he raps a few lines from the song -- as a massive threat to GUN DOWN every student in school and she quickly called the cops.
The police -- who can't take mass shooting "threats" lightly -- quickly alerted the ENTIRE school district, which went straight into DEFCON 1 mode and locked down, while cops searched for the teen.
The 19-year-old -- who was chillin' at school -- was swarmed by police and taken into custody to be questioned. After a few minutes of explanations and a careful review of the VM, law enforcement determined he was in fact ... singing "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" ... and was released.
The district's superintendent made a statement following the embarrassing mistake, saying "It gave us a wonderful chance to review our emergency procedures."
Yeah, someone should get that town the DVD box set ... or a TV ... or the Internet ... because it's freaking everywhere.
'Fresh Prince of Bel Air' Theme
Mistaken By Adults for
MASS SHOOTING THREAT
3/3/2013 6:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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