The Latest: Exchange student accused of school gun threat

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The Latest: Exchange student accused of school gun threat
This undated photo provided by the Upper Darby Police Department in Upper Darby, Pa., shows An Tso Sun, a Taiwanese exchange student charged with making terroristic threats after he was arrested for threatening a shooting at his high school, Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill, Pa. Police said Wednesday, March 28, 2018, that Sun had researched how to buy weapons, and that a military-style ballistic vest, ammunition clip pouches, a high-powered crossbow and live ammunition were found in his bedroom in Lansdowne, Pa. Sun is in custody in Delaware County Prison in Thornton, Pa., in lieu of $100,000 bail. (Upper Darby Police Department via AP)

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a Taiwanese exchange student accused of threating to shoot up his Pennsylvania high school (all times local):

4:55 p.m.

Police say a Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening a shooting at his Pennsylvania high school had ammunition in the home where he was staying and researched how to buy weapons.

Upper Darby police say 18-year-old student An Tso Sun threatened to “shoot up” the Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School on May 1.

Sun later said he was joking but was charged with making terroristic threats.

Police say a military-style ballistic vest, ammunition clip pouches, a high-powered crossbow and live ammunition were found in Sun’s bedroom in Lansdowne.

Defense attorney Enrique Latoison said Wednesday his client “had no intention or plans” to commit a school shooting and many items found were what he wore to school for a Halloween costume contest. He says his client said he was “Just kidding.”

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12:35 p.m.

Police allege that an exchange student accused of threatening a shooting at his high school had ammunition in the Pennsylvania home where he was staying and also researched how to buy an AK-47.

Upper Darby police alleged Wednesday that 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student An Tso Sun threatened to “shoot up” the Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School on May 1. Sun later said he was joking but was charged with making terroristic threats.

Superintendent Michael Chitwood says a military-style ballistic vest, ammunition clip pouches, a high-powered crossbow and live ammunition were found in Sun’s bedroom in Lansdowne.

Defense attorney Enrique Latoison said his client “had no intention or plans” to commit a school shooting, and many items found were things he wore to school for a Halloween costume contest.

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This item has been corrected to show Latoison is a defense attorney, not a public defender.