Two students at Western Carolina University and a third person face charges in connection with throwing a soda bottle filled with an explosive mixture from a dormitory window.
Authorities say no one was hurt in the incident.
University chancellor John Bardo says he didn't think the three
intended to hurt anyone.
Police said a 20-ounce soda bottle containing a mixture of chemicals such as toilet bowl cleaner and aluminum was tossed out of a window in the 400-bed Leatherwood Hall.
University police chief Tom Johnson said the trio said they were
bored. Police charged 18-year-old Antonio Izzi, 19-year-old Michelle
Hargenrader and 21-year-old Jesse Edwards each with possession of a weapon of mass destruction and four counts of possession of
explosives on school property.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.