CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two coaches at a North Carolina school have been fired after one of them was accused of threatening the other with a gun.
The Charlotte Observer reports Charlotte Country Day said Thursday that neither 29-year-old Tyrez Tarell Neal nor 29-year-old Dijuan Harris is employed there. Neal was head coach of the junior varsity girls’ basketball team. Harris was an assistant coach on the varsity boys’ basketball team.
On Wednesday, police responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon at the school. Country Day security told officers that there was an altercation between two coaches on campus. Officers found two firearms belonging to Neal and arrested him without incident.
Neal is charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds. It’s not known if he has an attorney.
Information from: The Charlotte Observer, http://www.charlotteobserver.com