Police apprehend man with guns at North Carolina high school
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police have taken a man into custody after officers found two guns on him at a North Carolina high school.
A news release from Greensboro police said the man entered the cafeteria at Smith High School on Monday and was questioned by employees, who called for a lockdown. A school resource officer confronted the man and noticed the weapons. The man ran, but the resource officer and other officers caught him.
Authorities said 29-year-old Steve Brantley Spence of Norfolk, Virginia, had two handguns and a backpack with boxes of ammunition. Police also found a stolen car with another gun in it.
Investigators believe Spence’s intended target was someone at the school with whom he had a personal relationship.
Police also said Spence was wanted in Virginia on several charges.