A 14-year-old boy has been charged after pointing a gun at a scholar throughout a combat at Dutchman Creek Center College in Rock Hill, police mentioned.
Round 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, a faculty useful resource officer mentioned college students began working down a hallway and yelling that somebody had a gun. The officer started to go away when a employees member mentioned he had apprehended the coed concerned.
The youth was taken to the administration workplace in order that he may very well be searched. Officers mentioned no gun was initially discovered.
The SRO continued to research and located a loaded gun in a rest room paper dispenser in a restroom. In keeping with the police, through the combat between the scholars, the handgun fell from the pants of the 14-year-old scholar. The younger man then picked up the gun and pointed it on the different scholar. The scholar then ran out of the restroom, officers mentioned.
Police mentioned the gun discovered matched the outline given by college students within the restroom on the time of the combat.
The 14-year-old was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm on college property, possession and pointing of a handgun by an individual beneath 18, and presenting a firearm. The juvenile is at the moment within the custody of the Division of Juvenile Justice.
That is the second gun discovered at a Rock Hill college this week. On Monday, police mentioned a scholar and his mom at South Level Excessive College After the school resource officer faces charges A stolen gun was present in a scholar’s backpack at lunch.
No different particulars have been launched.
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