CDO student arrested for pointing non-functioning rifle at cars

2014-04-15T15:15:00Z 2014-04-15T15:33:33Z CDO student arrested for pointing non-functioning rifle at carsVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

A Canyon del Oro High School student was arrested Tuesday morning after witnesses saw him pointing a rifle at cars and two people from a park near the school. 

Oro Valley police school resource and patrol officers responded to James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia, around 8 a.m. and found the teen, Lt. Kara Riley an Oro Valley Police Department spokeswoman said in a news release. 

"The rifle was later found to be a non-functioning weapon," the release said. 

Riley describe the gun as something that would be used by a member of the honor guard or ROTC to perform drills. 

"It looks as real as you're gonna get but it's not a functioning weapon," she said. 

The teen was booked into Pima County Juvenile Court Detention Center on suspicion of aggravated assault, a class 3 felony, criminal nuisance, a class 3 misdemeanor, and endangerment, threat and intimidation and disorderly conduct, which are class 1 misdemeanors, Riley said. 

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