2 boys arrested after shooting at ice rink worker


Two teenagers are in police custody after firing a gun at an employee of an ice rink on Friday evening, authorities said. An ice rink worker and his girlfriend were shutting down for the night when he accidentally bumped into a 14-year-old who was standing outside the gate with a group of friends. The employee told the group to leave, which prompted the teenager to scream and swear. Officials said the employee got inside and soon after, the 14-year-old opened the door and told the employee “I’m going to blow you up” while holding a gun. fire. MPs arrested the 14-year-old, along with his 15-year-old friend who gave him the gun, which had been reported stolen in Marion County. The 14-year-old is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, using a firearm in a crime and carrying a concealed weapon by a minor. The 15-year-old is accused of using a firearm in a crime, carrying a concealed weapon by a minor, stealing a firearm and providing a false name to the forces of order after initially giving MPs a different name and date of birth. of his. None of the teens had a criminal history. Both were transported to the Department of Juvenile Justice for secure detention.

Two teenagers are in police custody after firing a gun at an employee of the ice rink on Friday evening, authorities said.

At 11:15 p.m., Volusia County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to The Rink, 1779 N. Spring Garden Ave.

Investigators said an ice rink worker and his girlfriend were shutting down for the night when he accidentally bumped into a 14-year-old who was standing outside the gate with a group of friends. The employee told the group to leave, which prompted the teenager to scream and swear.

Officials said the employee got inside and soon after, the 14-year-old opened the door and told the employee “I’m going to blow you up” while holding a gun. fire.

MPs arrested the 14-year-old, along with his 15-year-old friend who gave him the gun, which had been reported stolen in Marion County.

The 14-year-old is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, using a firearm in a crime and carrying a concealed weapon by a minor. The 15-year-old is accused of using a firearm in a crime, carrying a concealed weapon by a minor, stealing a firearm and providing a false name to the forces of order after initially giving MPs a different name and date of birth. of hers.

None of the teens had a criminal history.

Both were transported to the Department of Juvenile Justice for secure detention.


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