Toy gun still nets felony charges for LBHS incident while threat at JRHS sends student to intervention
“I'm going to kill you” or “If I had a gun, I'd shoot you” are no longer considered moments of anger expressed as “blowing-off steam.” Instead, those kinds of statements are taken seriously and have serious consequences. Fewer than 10 days had passed since the shootings at Virginia Tech when two incidents occurred at Botetourt's two high schools—one each at James River and Lord Botetourt, according to the Sheriff's Department. . . .