A Minnesota man is accused of assaulting two instructors at a Bloomington community college, KARE reported.
Gavin Hutson, 21, faces one count of third-degree assault, two counts of misdemeanor fifth-degree assault and a gross misdemeanor charge of carrying a pistol without a permit, KSTP reported, citing a report from the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Authorities said the incident occurred after Harrington’s teacher at Normandale Community College asked him to stay after class to discuss an inappropriate remark he allegedly made to another student, KARE reported.
According to prosecutors, Hutson hit the 51-year-old instructor and continued to punch her after she collapsed unconscious to the ground, the television station reported. She suffered two broken bones in her face, KSTP reported.
When another teacher tried to intervene, Hutson allegedly hit him, causing a cut to the man’s forehead, KARE reported.
Hutson allegedly pushed another student as he ran out of the school, KSTP reported. Hutson left his backpack in the classroom when he fled, and police found a loaded semi-automatic pistol with additional ammunition inside of it, the television station reported.
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