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Man accused of threatening students at Midway area school taken into custody

Posted: 5:38 AM, Aug 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-01 08:38:05-04
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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Students at a school in the Midway area were forced to seek shelter in a building after reports of a man walking near the campus with a gun and making threats.

At around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, San Diego police responded to reports of a man on the EF International Language Campus at 3455 Kenyon Street waving a gun at students and threatening them.

Students were rushed into a school building as officers searched the neighborhood for the man.

Officers eventually spotted the man and detained him. It was determined that the man had been displaying a lighter that looked like a gun.

Police took the man, who was not identified, into custody, and 10News learned the man could still face charges for brandishing a weapon.