2 Lake County high school students arrested in stun gun incident

Teens brought stun gun to school, shocked student, deputies say


MINNEOLA, Fla. – Two students were arrested at Lake Minneola High School on Friday after deputies say one student shocked another student with a stun gun  in the school gymnasium.

The adult arrestee, Dallas Blanchard, has been charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds and discharging a weapon on school grounds. Deputies said Blanchard brought the stun gun to school and shared it with a juvenile student in the boys' locker room.

The juvenile student then used the stun gun on a classmate who volunteered to be shocked, according to deputies, and videotaped the incident. Local 6 is in the process of obtaining the video.

No injuries were reported.

Blanchard, who also had a pocketknife on school grounds, was booked in to the Lake County Jail on $4,000 bond and was  released. The juvenile arrestee was charged with discharging a weapon on school grounds and was turned over to his parents.