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Teen charged with recklessly endangering safety after allegedly pointing a gun in schoolSubmitted: 12/10/2019
Teen charged with recklessly endangering safety after allegedly pointing a gun in school
Story By Newswatch 12 Team and Associated Press

WAUKESHA - Charges have been filed against a student who pointed a gun at officers inside a Wisconsin high school after he allegedly pointed it at another student's head.

18-year-old Tyrone Smith says he was "tired of being picked on."


Authorities say Smith brought a pellet gun to Waukesha South High School on December 2nd and pointed it at officers.

Police say Smith was shot three times after he ignored officers' commands to hand over his weapon.

At Monday's court appearance Smith was charged with second degree recklessly endangering safety in addition to three other charges related to the incident. Bond was set at 15 thousand dollars.

Smith is due back in court on the 17th for a preliminary hearing.

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