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.