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'That's how people like you get shot' Georgia teacher caught on camera threatening student

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ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. -

A mother wants a Georgia teacher fired after he was caught on camera threatening a student in class.

The video captured by a student in the classroom shows the teacher at Rockdale Career Academy, identified as Paul Hagan, telling a black student, "Don't smile at me, man. That's how people like you get shot. I got a bet by the time you're 21 somebody's going to put a bullet right through your head. Okay? And it might be me the one that does it."

April Carr posted the video on Facebook Monday along with a link to a petition to get the teacher fired. 

She told WSB-TV that she was shocked that her son's physics teacher seemingly threaten to shoot him. She told the TV station that she received a call from the school's assistant principal last week telling her someone had used profanity with her son. Carr then asked her son what happened and he told her.

"I think it's a terroristic threat on my son's life that I definitely don't take lightly," she said.

According to her son, Carr says students were laughing while Hagan wrote an equation on the board and that's when he started yelling.

Carr has reportedly filed a police report and says she wants charges filed against the teacher.

The school says they are investigating the situation.

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