HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Before noon on Tuesday, the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office was alerted by the Holmes County High School staff to a student who may have a gun in his backpack.
Investigators identified the suspect as Jose Cornejo, 16, from Holmes County.
Investigators say they found a pellet gun that strongly resembled a .45 caliber handgun when searching Cornejo.
Investigators say they also found several disturbing videos on Cornejo's phone, including one in which he made threats against a school official with the pellet gun and another where he allegedly committed lewd and lascivious acts on a minor child.
Cornejo was arrested and charged with making threats against a school official and lewd and lascivious battery.
Deputies say the investigation is ongoing.
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