KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Brian McGregor
Student arrested after bringing
Airsoft gun to school
— Kenner Police Michael J. Glaser reports that a 14-year-old male
student at Roosevelt Middle School (3315 Maine Avenue, Kenner) was
arrested by the Kenner Police Department on Monday, November 30, 2015,
and charged with the crimes of possession of a weapon on school grounds
and two counts of battery.
The male juvenile was arrested after it was learned he brought an
Airsoft gun to school in his book bag that he removed; shooting one
female student in the leg with a pellet, and a second in the stomach.
The juvenile who was charged was transported to the Jefferson Parish Juvenile
where he remains in custody pending a continued custody hearing in
Juvenile Court. In
addition, school officials have suspended the student from the school.
The student arrested was not
identified in this news release because he is a juvenile.
Victims were 12 year old females, no injuries were reported, and
both refused medical treatment.
Police Department School Resource Officer Jamon Green is in charge of