LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY) — A Louisiana teenager was arrested Monday over two social media post that allegedly threatened a public official.
In the first post, police said, a handgun was pointed through a window of a fully marked LCPD unit where an officer was responding to a call at a Lake Charles apartment complex.
A second photo, police said, showed a male juvenile standing on the hood of a fully marked LCPD vehicle, pointing a handgun through the driver’s side windshield with a captioned post, police said.
The teen was located and arrested at a business in the 3800 block of Gerstner Memorial Drive, and charged with illegal possession of a handgun by a juvenile and threatening a public official.
Police said he was armed at the time of his arrest.
He remains in custody at a juvenile detention center.
Police are asking anyone with additional information to contact Lake Charles Police Sgt. Dustin Fontenot or Sgt. Kevin Hoover by calling 337-491-1311.