51-year-old Osama Awali is jailed in lieu of a $75,000 bond after threatening to “shoot up” Wright Middle School in Nashville. Upset that the school denied his request to transfer his daughter from the school, he called the MNPS customer service line on Monday and stated that he would show up Tuesday and “punch the principal”, Sharada Deaton, and continued that he “may as well shoot up the place”. He was taken into custody Tuesday as he arrived in the student drop-off lane. Awali is charged with Communicating a threat against a school employee, a misdemeanor.
Police say 30-year-old Andrew Scott, better known in the South as drag performer ‘Bianca Santana Knight’ was charged with felony domestic aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after screaming “I’ll show you drunk!” then grabbing a mirror from a wall and assaulting his roommate with it.