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Man Accused of Triggering Lockdown at Shadyside School Appears in Court

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The Shadyside man suspected of standing outside Jefferson Elementary School, masked and armed, appeared in court this morning.

Brent Missy's bond was lowered from $7,500 to $5,000 and his case was continued. The judge also ordered psychiatric evaluations for Missy be performed.

He is facing charges of inducing panic and having weapons under a disability.

A mother of a school student noticed him covered head to toe in camouflage gear, and holding a bow and arrows outside the school and alerted authorities.

Police arrested Missy in his mobile home near the school. He's been in jail ever since.

 


 

UPDATE:

The suspicious man reported at Jefferson Elementary School this morning was reportedly wearing camouflage and a mask. Police tracked the man to his home at the Village Trailer Court in Shadyside.

Bow hunting equipment was found at the home.

The man was arrested and charged with inducing panic and having weapons under a disability. He was transported to the Belmont County Jail.

Shadyside Police were assisted by Bellaire and Bridgeport Police, The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Belmont County Sheriff's Department.


ORIGINAL STORY:

Jefferson Elementary School in Shadyside was placed under lockdown Friday morning after a suspicious person was reported near the school.

A parent alerted administrators of the man's presence, and officials immediately contacted Shadyside Police and placed the school under lockdown shortly after 8 a.m. today.

Police tracked down the man and interviewed him, and the lockdown was canceled after approximately one hour.

Stay with WTRF.com for more details as we receive them.