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A University High School student was arrested very early this morning after a search of his home turned up a gun he allegedly displayed during a fight in Browns Park across from University High School yesterday. Students reported to school administrators that Benjamin Washington, 18, flashed the gun threateningly during the fight. Police obtained a search warrant for the home and found two guns inside. Washington was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm. Click here for more details.
Alert readers may have noticed an item in today's Liberty Lake crime blotter in the Valley Voice that references a hand gun turned in to the Liberty Lake Police Department this week. The man who turned it in said teenagers had been passing it around and he didn't want it to fall into the wrong hands. Today news comes from the Spokane Valley Police Department that an East Valley student has been arrested in connection to the gun. According to a police press release, the student brought the loaded gun last week to Harmony High, East Valley's alternative high school, and had been making threats against the father of a female friend.
The 14-year-old student has been arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm on school property, second degree unlawful possession of a firearm and felony harassment. Click here for more details.
In Scanner Traffic at 5:35 this afternoon, an employee of Pilgrim’s Market on 4th Street in Midtown reports that he confronted a prospective customer who entered the natural foods store, wearing a gun in his waist band. The male said he had a right to bear such a firearm in such a matter under the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution. But the guy didn’t want to push that right, leaving the premises in a green pickup.
Question: Do you think an individual has a right to wear and display his firearm as he did at Pilgrim’s Market?