Lely Excessive Faculty went into lockdown Wednesday after employees caught wind of a rumor that a scholar had introduced a gun to the campus, in response to a Collier County Sheriff’s Workplace report.

The knowledge was discovered to be false after a deputy investigated the rumor.

The scholar, a sixteen-yr-previous boy, was confronted by a deputy in a faculty stairwell, handcuffed and searched, the Sheriff’s Workplace report states. The scholar’s bag was searched, however no gun was discovered.  

The scholar was taken to an workplace for questioning, in line with the report. He stated he didn’t have a gun and didn’t perceive why he was being searched and questioned.

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 male scholar started getting verbally aggressive towards her, the report states.

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 pal warned the ex-girlfriend about 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 response to the Sheriff’s Workplace report, rumors started spreading that the accused scholar had a loaded gun on campus. The scholar and others questioned stated he 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 house complicated was a BB gun that belonged to his pal, the report states.

Deputies visited the accused scholar’s house, informed his father about their investigation and checked “for any considerations,” in line with the report. Deputies stated they discovered two weapons that have been safely locked away.

The Collier County faculty district declined to offer any reviews referring to the investigation and declined to remark. 

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