David Marks

Baltimore County police arrest 18-year-old after Perry Hall High School fight depicted in viral video

Baltimore County police arrest 18-year-old after Perry Hall High School fight depicted in viral video

An 18-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with a fight in the parking lot of Perry Hall High School that had been videotaped and circulated widely, raising safety concerns.

The video showed someone carrying what looked to be a gun, and police said Friday it has been recovered and found to be an Airsoft replica weapon, which shoots pellets.

Police identified the 18-year-old as Darren Keith Bennett Jr. of the 3900 block of Mewswood Lane in Nottingham. He has been charged with possessing a weapon on school property, disturbing school operations and disturbing the peace.

Police said he was denied bail and was being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center....

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