Student Charged With Weapon At New Bear Grass Charter School

A student at the new Bear Grass Charter School has been charged with bringing a weapon on campus.

The Martin County Sheriff's Office says it happened around 8:25 a.m. Thursday. They say the school's principal was told by a teacher that 16-year-old Curtis Handy of Williamston threatened to shoot up his first period class.

The principal brought the student to her office and he admitted having a cross bow in his car, according to investigators. Deputies say the teen has been charged with possession of a weapon on school property and communicating threats.

Deputies say they're continuing the investigate the case to ensure the safety of the school.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 169785746 - witn.com/a?a=169785746