Former student fires BB gun inside high school in Fayetteville

L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck wants to change the look of BB guns so officers can differentiate them from firearms.

March 16, 2014 9:55:24 AM PDT
A former E.E. Smith High School student is in custody, charged with shooting a BB gun inside the school.

Cumberland County sheriff's deputies arrested 17-year-old Antionwan Haskins Saturday.

Investigators say Haskins went into the school around 11 a.m. and began firing shots into a wall near the principal's office.

Cumberland County schools spokeswoman Patricia Hollingsworth says E.E. Smith High School was in session on Saturday for a snow make-up day and the incident forced the classrooms locked down. No one was hurt.

Shortly after, surveillance cameras captured the shooter aiming the gun at the principal's car. Deputies say a shot damaged the front windshield

Haskins is now charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds, disorderly conduct, disrupting students and injury to personal property.

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