Florida Man Faces Charges After Drawing Attack Scene on Elementary School Student’s Homework

Gulf County Sheriff’s Office via Fox News

A Florida man was arrested Friday after police say he drew terrifying images of an attack on an elementary school student’s homework.

The “disturbing” images show a school building on fire and include stick figures of presumably students lined up in a row in front of a gunman firing at them. “Pew pew pew” was written next to the scene, which also appeared to show two figures lying in pools of blood, Fox News reports.

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Staff at Port St. Joe Elementary School contacted the Gulf County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office about the drawing, and investigators later identified 33-year-old Robert Paul Alexander Edwards as the culprit behind the sick image and charged him with a written threat to kill or do bodily harm.

Robert Paul Alexander Edwards (Gulf County Sheriff’s Office)

It is not clear if Edwards knew a student at the school or how he was able to get his hands on the student’s homework.

“Our country has been affected one too many times with horrific school tragedies,” Sheriff Mike Harrison told the news site. “We take matters like this very seriously.”

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The department added, however, that “there is no reason to believe that Edwards was going to carry out the threat.”

Read more at Fox News.

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