POLICE: 18-year-old sets fire to fellow student's folder during class

Police: student sets fire in classroom

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – An 18-year-old is facing terroristic threatening and wanton endangerment charges after harassing a fellow student and then setting fire to that student’s folder during class.

According to a police report, David Lax was harassing a fellow student when he picked the student’s folder up and set it on fire. The teacher was able to extinguish the fire.

Police said Lax also made a threat to the student that he “wishes he had his gun with him today so he could shoot the other student in the face. “

LMPD said the fire created an unsafe environment in the school building.


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