Lely Excessive Faculty went into lockdown Wednesday after employees caught wind of a rumor that a scholar had introduced a gun to campus, based on a Collier County Sheriff’s Workplace report. The knowledge was discovered to be false after a deputy investigated the incident.

The scholar, a sixteen-yr-previous male, was confronted by a deputy in a faculty stairwell, handcuffed and searched, the CCSO report states. A search of the scholar’s bag additionally failed to show up a gun.  

The scholar was taken to the self-discipline workplace for questioning, based on the report. He stated he didn’t have a gun and didn’t perceive why he was being searched and interrogated.

The report states the scholar was upset over a current breakup and was making an attempt to get again collectively together with his ex-girlfriend. The ex-girlfriend’s pals turned involved when the accused scholar started getting verbally aggressive towards her.

One of many ex-girlfriend’s buddies stated she witnessed the accused scholar wielding what seemed to be a gun Sunday, Oct. 15, on the condominium complicated the place they each stay, in line with the report. The good friend warned the ex-girlfriend what she noticed.

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the accused scholar grabbed his ex-girlfriend by her arm and advised her “she was going to remorse the great factor that they had collectively,” the report states.

In accordance with the CCSO report, rumors started spreading that the accused scholar had a loaded gun on campus. The scholar and others questioned stated the accused scholar by no means stated he had a gun on campus and by no means threatened anybody.

The gun the scholar was seen carrying at his condo complicated was a BB gun that belonged to his good friend, the report states.

Deputies visited the accused scholar’s residence the place they knowledgeable his father of the incident and checked “for any considerations,” in accordance with the report. Deputies discovered two weapons that have been safely locked away.

The Collier County Faculty District declined to offer any stories referring to the incident and declined to remark. 

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