19-year-old arrested after bringing shotgun to Gwinnett County high school football game – WSB-TV Channel 2
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GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A 19-year-old is now dealing with gun costs after police caught him strolling round a Gwinnett County college with a shotgun.
Channel 2′s Audrey Washington was at Archer Excessive Faculty Wednesday, the place police mentioned Brian Garfield Fort was noticed on campus with a shotgun throughout a soccer recreation over the weekend.
A faculty useful resource officer stopped him and demanded Fort put the gun down, which he did. When the officer searched him, he discovered two extra weapons.
Fort is now dealing with weapons costs.
In an announcement the varsity’s principal mentioned partially:
“To be clear, the one who was arrested will face prison costs for having weapons on college property. I additionally need to clarify; he’s not an archer excessive pupil. Weapons haven’t any place in our faculty or at our sporting occasions. It isn’t solely in opposition to college district coverage, it’s in opposition to the regulation.”
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Washington requested some college students Wednesday whether or not they really feel protected returning to a college recreation.
“No.” “It’s exhausting to consider that my life is threatened each single day or any day any individual brings a shotgun or any type of gun to high school,” pupil Wesley Harper mentioned.
“Now that he’s arrested, I really feel safer,” pupil Sydney Addison mentioned.
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The varsity’s principal mentioned Fort shouldn’t be a pupil at Archer and that weapons usually are not tolerated on campus.
It’s nonetheless unclear why the suspect introduced the weapons to the varsity.
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