Man Arrested After Bringing Gun to St. George Middle School
ST. GEORGE, SC (WTAT-TV) — A security scare on a school campus led to the arrest of a 74-year-old man.
St. George Police say Edward Hill brought a gun to St. George Middle School last Friday.
Detectives say Hill ran towards the father of a student as they began to drive away from the school.
Hill placed the gun inside his vehicle before walking into the school to confront a staff member.
Investigators say Hill was attempting to stop his ex-son-in-law from picking up his grandchild.
A police report also notes that Hill struck a parked car in the parking lot of the school when he arrived on campus, causing significant damage.
Hill now faces several charges including carrying a weapon on school property.