14-Year Old Student to Undergo Mental Evaluation

Updated 6 years ago

An eighth-grade student accused of bringing a loaded handgun to Messalonskee Middle School in Oakland made his first court appearance today. The boy has not been identified because of his age. On Monday the 14-year old was ordered by a Waterville District Court Judge to undergo an evaluation to determine the boys state of mind. Messalonskee Middle School went into lockdown Thursday morning after reports that the young man had a weapon. No shots were fired during the incident and nobody was hurt. Police were called and the 14-year-old was apprehended. The boy,is expected to be formally charged this week with carrying a concealed weapon and terrorizing. District Attorney Evert Fowle says the boy will not be charged as an adult. The boy will remain at the Mountain View Juvenile Detention Center in Charleston.


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