Student Charged With Sex Act At School

Malik-Muhammed-Sheperd-mugA Johnston County high school student has been arrested for allegedly engaging in a sex act with another student while on campus.

WTSB News has learned the incident, which was reported to the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office on March 7th, occurred in a stairwell at Smithfield Selma High School.

School administrators at SSS High reportedly learned about the incident after being tipped off about a video of the alleged act being posted online.  School staff then notified deputies.

Sixteen year-old Malik Muhammed Sheperd of South First Street, Smithfield was arrested Wednesday and charged with the first degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

No additional details were released about the incident because it involved a minor.

Sheperd was given a $25,000 bond on the felony charge.