Rancho Santa Margarita, California - Manas Moole Reddy, a student at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) was charged today for carrying a loaded firearm on campus.
According to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Nov. 18, 2013, Reddy is accused of standing near a tree just north of Steinhaus Hall Service Road on the campus of UCI. Reddy is accused of carrying a shoulder bag across the front of his chest and clutching a firearm inside the bag with his left hand. Student Jane Doe walked past the defendant and observed the firearm in his open bag and contacted UCI Police Department (UCIPD).
UCIPD officers arrived and arrested the defendant, who is accused of possessing a revolver loaded with six bullets.