Arthur Charles Roy, 18 years old, of Helena, Montana, was arrested and charged with felony assault with a weapon. He is facing felony charges because he threatened to shoot a boy for posting info about a subplot for the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie. His bail was set at $10,000.
Roy, got angry when he saw the details about the movie posted on Facebook, by a friend. He proceeded to then send his friend a picture of himself holding a gun and threatened to come to the person’s school to shoot him. He also mentioned that he has a “hair-trigger”.
The victim reported the threat to a school resource officer. The alternative high school went under a lock down after students expressed their fear that Roy might just go through with his threat.
His mother did not understand why her son was being arrested, she said it was only a BB gun in the picture.