Former OU Student Charged In Gun Case

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 10:11 pm
By: News On 6

News On 6

UNDATED -- Former OU student Michael Childers tried to explain his actions on Facebook shortly after he was accused of holding a professor at gunpoint.

Childers wrote: "Relax, folks. This is post-Virginia Tech paranoia at its worst. I am a peace-loving goblin."

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On Tuesday, prosecutors charged Childers with kidnapping and the use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

He was arrested on Friday in Broken Arrow, and was taken back to Norman on Tuesday.