ABINDGON, Va. (AP) -- A University of Virginia-Wise student accused of falsely reporting a gunman on campus will undergo a competency evaluation.
Bryant Alexander Hairston's arraignment had been scheduled for Thursday.
The Bristol Herald-Courier (http://bit.ly/12jNjD4 ) reports that the arraignment is being postponed until after the evaluation.
U.S. District Judge Pamela Meade Sargent approved a defense request for the evaluation last week.
The 20-year-old Martinsville resident is accused of calling 911 on Jan. 23 and reporting that he had seen a gunman on campus. The call prompted university officials to place the school on lockdown.
Information from: Bristol Herald Courier, http://www.bristolnews.com
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