Eden teenager arrested after pointing gun at school bus

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EDEN, N.C. — An 18-year-old was arrested after he pointed a shotgun at a school bus following an argument Friday afternoon.

According to deputies, Trevor McPeak, a student at the Alternative Learning Program School, got into an argument with another student while riding home from school around 4:45 p.m.

When the bus reached his home, he got off, went into his house, retrieved a sawed-off shotgun, brought it outside, racked the shotgun and pointed it at the bus.

No shots were fired. No injuries were reported.

According to deputies, the teenager’s father, Roger McPeak, 62, retrieved the shotgun after the incident and took it to a neighbor’s house.

Trevor McPeak was arrested on four counts of assault by pointing a gun, possession of a firearm of mass destruction and assault on a government official, after shoving the detective who arrested him. He was placed in the Rockingham County jail under a $35,000 secured bond.

Roger McPeak was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was placed in the Rockingham County jail under a $35,000 secured bond.


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