By The Daily Wire. School officials at a high school in Maryland are apologizing to parents after a group of senior students pulled a prank at the school simulating a mass shooting. The students behind it are now facing potential criminal charges.
WJLA reported that approximately 20 students participated in the prank on May 15. Clad in black masks ran into the school setting off firecrackers to simulate gunshots and then shot kids with squirt guns that were filled with various liquids.
Emily Birckhead, a student at the school, was injured by the fireworks, and sustained second-degree burns on her ear, adding that someone squirted her with vinegar and that she had heard that other people were squirted with urine.
#New A group of #BowieHighSchool students facing discipline and possible charges after dressing in black, squirting people with replica guns and setting off fireworks in school as a "senior prank" pic.twitter.com/bXOBS6YS2z
— Brad Bell (@ABC7Brad) May 18, 2018
(Read more from “Shock: High School Students Pull ‘Prank’ Mass Shooting at School” HERE)
Bowie High School Students in Black Masks Simulate School Shooting as a Senior Prank
By WJLA. . .The students face discipline and possible charges. The incident occurred in the high school’s main building, according to a letter from Bowie High School principal Robynne W. Prince.
“Around 10:45 a.m., a small group of students participated in an inappropriate “senior prank” that resulted in a school evacuation,” the letter in part reads. “The prank involved spraying students and staff with squirt guns and setting off fireworks in the hallway.”
“School administration is taking this incident very seriously and coordinating with local police; the students involved will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law and disciplined according to the PGCPS Student Code of Conduct.” (Read more from “Bowie High School Students in Black Masks Simulate School Shooting as a Senior Prank” HERE)