DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Two high school students were arrested Monday morning after a shooting inside a Dunkin’ in Daytona Beach that prompted a lockdown of nearby Mainland High School, police said.
No one was injured in the shooting, which was reported around 8:30 a.m. at the Dunkin’ at 1173 W. International Speedway Boulevard.
Daytona Beach police said officers were called to the restaurant after a shot was fired inside the store.
According to police, officers made contact with two boys, ages 15 and 16, who matched the suspect description provided at the scene. The teens were in possession of a gun, which was secured by officers, police said.
The teens, both of whom attend Mainland High School, were arrested and taken into custody.
The 16-year-old faces charges of discharging a firearm in public, carrying a concealed weapon, felony possession of ammunition by a felon, violation of probation and criminal mischief.
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The 15-year-old faces charges of possession of cannabis under 20 grams.
Due to its proximity to the shooting, Mainland High School was placed on lockdown.
“The suspects are in custody and there are no safety concerns for students, faculty or residents in the area,” police tweeted earlier.
No other details have been released.
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Officers are investigating an incident reported near Mainland High School. The suspects are in custody and there are no safety concerns for students, faculty or residents in the area.— Daytona Beach Police (@DaytonaBchPD) March 27, 2023