CBSNewYork — A young girl in a Kansas middle school was reportedly handcuffed, arrested, and charged with a felony — for pointing her fingers in the shape of a gun. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe defended the decision to arrest the middle school student to local media outlets, citing the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year. CBS2 Videos. Giants New York Giants. Jets New York Jets. Yanks New York Yankees.
Kansas 13-year-old girl who pointed finger gun at classmates charged with a felony
Kansas year-old girl who pointed finger gun at classmates charged with a felony
A Kansas middle school girl who formed her fingers into a gun and pointed it at several of her classmates after another student asked her who would she would kill was arrested and charged with a felony. The incident happened on Sept. According to the Kansas City Star , the girl was having a discussion with a classmate who asked if she could kill five people in the room, who would they be. The girl responded by allegedly making a finger gun and pointing it at four students and then pointing it at herself, the outlet reported. An Overland Park police spokesperson told NBC News in a statement Friday that an individual who felt threatened used the school's online anti-bullying app to alert administrators, who conducted an investigation and then told the school resource officer.