“Finger Gun” Girl In Court, Still Facing Charges
By Cam Edwards
The 12-year old girl who was arrested on felony charges after making a “finger gun” and pointing it at her classmates and herself was in a Kansas courtroom today, and unfortunately she wasn’t given an apology from the local District Attorney’s office and sent on her way. Instead, prosecutors and the girl’s attorneys discussed placing the youth in a diversionary program that would allow her to avoid the felony charge if she completes the program and stays out of trouble.
Her mother, Vanessa McCaron, last week told The Star that a boy in her daughter’s eighth-grade class at Westridge Middle School had asked her, if you could kill five people in this class who would they be? The girl formed a gun with her fingers and pointed at four other students one at a time, and then turned the pretend weapon toward herself.
Officials learned of the Sept. 18 incident through the school’s bully reporting tip line, police said.
She was arrested and charged with felony threatening. Police said she was led out of the school by Principal Jeremy McDonnell. School resource officer Dana Harrison, who is an employee of the …Read the Rest
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