ADEL, GA (WALB) - 18 year old Austin Guthrie, accused of bringing a loaded .22 pistol to Cook High School on September 17th, 2014, has been indicted by a Cook Co. grand jury.
According to the indictment, Guthrie was indicted on six charges:
- Criminal attempt to commit a felon
- Aggravated assault
- Terroristic threats
- Carrying weapons within certain school areas
- Possession of a firearm during commission of a felony
- Possession of pistol by a minor
Guthrie, who was 17 at the time, was confronted by officers in the school cafeteria, after Guthrie's grandmother notified the school that Guthrie was upset with his girlfriend and may bring a gun to school.
Guthrie ran from the cafeteria into the school parking lot when he saw the officers. He was caught in the parking lot and a loaded .22 pistol was found in a bag he had with him.
According to the Cook Co. Sheriff's Office, as of Thursday morning Guthrie was out of jail on bond but the sheriff's office would not say when he bonded out. WALB reached out to Guthrie's attorney for comment Thursday morning but she was unavailable for comment at the time.