SEATTLE — A 13-year-old boy accused of firing a shot into the ceiling of a school cafeteria was charged Friday with assault, kidnapping and other offenses.
If convicted, Josh Warnock could be held until he turns 21.
The summer school student is accused of firing a shot at the Dimmitt Middle School on Monday and ordering the approximately 50 students in the lunchroom onto the stage. Instead, they scattered, and no one was hurt.
A 12-year-old who police say helped plan the shooting was also taken into custody.
An aunt of the 12-year-old said the boys may have been copying a movie in which youngsters took people hostage and presented a list of silly demands.