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Competency Evaluation Ordered In UVa-Wise Gun Hoax

by AP posted Feb 14 2013 9:19AM
     ABINDGON, Va. (AP) - A University of Virginia-Wise student accused of falsely reporting a gunman on campus will undergo a competency evaluation.
 
     Bryant Alexander Hairston's arraignment had been scheduled for Thursday.
 
     The Bristol Herald-Courier reports that the arraignment is being postponed until after the evaluation.
 
     U.S. District Judge Pamela Meade Sargent approved a defense request for the evaluation last week.
 
     The 20-year-old Martinsville resident is accused of calling 911 on Jan. 23 and reporting that he had seen a gunman on campus. The call prompted university officials to place the school on lockdown.
 
 
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02/14/2013 9:18AM
Competency Evaluation Ordered In UVa-Wise Gun Hoax
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