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.
40-year-old Derrick Lamont Carter faces child abuse and vandalism charges after felt his daughter was taking too long to get ready for work and being ‘smart’ with him. He is alleged to have pulled back her wig, ripped off her faux eyelashes during a physical assault on her. The child’s mother was on the phone and overheard much of the incident.
35-year-old Archangalena Tassy was charged with domestic assault after she bruised her own knuckles “disciplining” her son, according to Metro Police.