TITUSVILLE, Fla. — A Brevard County teen suspected of showing off a gun outside of Astronaut High School is in custody after police said he crashed a stolen car.
Titusville police said they recovered two guns in the car, including a high-powered sub-machine gun with an extended magazine.
Police said another teenager was found in the car and they are both facing charges.
“We had a good description of the vehicle,” said Officer Matt Demmon. “This morning we saw the vehicle again, made several attempts to stop that vehicle. The vehicle fled from officers at a very high rate of speed at some point, triple and quadruple the speed limit.”
The driver is a 16-year-old who is also a suspect in another case.
At Astronaut High School earlier this week, witnesses reported seeing a former student flashing a gun from inside of a car before driving away.
Police believe the 16-year-old flashed the high-powered sub-machine gun at the school before driving off.
“It’s scary that people can get their hands on stuff like that and we don’t know,” said Zack Dugowson, an, area worker.
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