Students Arrested After Posting Social Media Picture with a Gun
Yakima Police arrested two 16-year-old Eisenhower High School students Thursday after authorities found a social media post of a photo of one of the students with a handgun in his lap while he was sitting in a classroom at Eisenhower. A tip to Crime Stoppers Yakima County about the post lead police to take action and identify the student. The student was arrested at his home where he told police the gun belonged to another student who took the picture. That student was also found and arrested at his Yakima home. The two students face charges of 2nd degree unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of an altered firearm, and possessing dangerous weapons on school facilities. They're being held in the Yakima County Juvenile Justice Center.