Teen Arrested For Alleged Shooting Threat Against LA Area School

 

The sheriff of Los Angeles County says his detectives foiled what might have been a shooting massacre at a South Los Angeles school just over a week after a deadly school shooting in Santa Clarita.

During a Friday news conference Sheriff Alex Villanueva said a 13-year-old boy was arrested along with an "adult family member" following a reported threat made against Animo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School in South Los Angeles.

Villanueva said deputies who conducted a search of the boy's home seized an AR-15 rifle, approximately 100 rounds of ammunition, a list of people who are suspected to have been targets, and a drawing of the school's layout. The suspect allegedly had silencers and body armor.

On November 14th a 16-year-old boy used an unregistered gun to fatally shoot two classmates at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, just . Three other students were wounded in that shooting before the gunman shot himself with a 45-caliber semi-automatic handgun. He died later in the hospital.

High-powered rifle allegedly seized by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department during raid of home where teen suspected alleged to have made school shooting threat lives.

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