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US AR-15 rifle found, student arrested after threat to South LA school, sheriff says

03:46  23 november  2019
03:46  23 november  2019 Source:   latimes.com

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A student is among two people arrested in connection with a serious threat at Ánimo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School in Middlebrook A 13-year-old student and an adult family member have been arrested in connection with a serious threat against a South Los Angeles middle school , and an

An 18-year-old Florida high school student was arrested Friday for bringing an AR - 15 rifle to school . Dillon Nathanial Xynides was charged with a third-degree "We have no reason to believe there was a threat implied or otherwise. Poor judgment is what we can chalk this up to," said Dade City Acting

LOS ANGELES — A 13-year-old student and an adult family member have been arrested in connection with a serious threat against a South Los Angeles middle school, and an AR-15 assault rifle and a list of targeted students have been seized, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Friday.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, at podium, talks about the arrest of a 13-year-old boy and the seizure of a rifle and ammunition after the teen threatened to shoot other students and staff at his Los Angeles-area middle school, at Sheriff's headquarters in downtown Los Angeles Friday, Nov. 22, 2019.© Brian Melley/AP Photo Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, at podium, talks about the arrest of a 13-year-old boy and the seizure of a rifle and ammunition after the teen threatened to shoot other students and staff at his Los Angeles-area middle school, at Sheriff's headquarters in downtown Los Angeles Friday, Nov. 22, 2019.

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The threat was made against Animo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School in Willowbrook, an independent charter school where Los Angeles School Police do not have a presence, Sheriff’s Department spokesman Rudy Perez said.

Students reported to school administrators that the teen threatened to shoot classmates and staff Friday, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Friday at a news conference.

Sheriff’s officials served a search warrant at the student’s home, where they found a semiautomatic assault rifle with a high-capacity magazine, 100 rounds of ammunition, a “rudimentary hand-drawn map” of the school and a list of names of students and staff members.

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Officials did not elaborate on the role the student’s family member played in the threat, but both were arrested on suspicion of making a criminal threat. The adult may face myriad weapons-related charges.

Earlier reports that the AR-15 rifle was a “ghost gun” were inaccurate. The rifle was not registered but did have a serial number, law enforcement officials said.

“We want to thank everyone involved because they all did the right thing,” Villanueva said. “Because of that, we were able to prevent a possible tragedy today.”

In a separate incident, a student at Pete Knight High School in Palmdale was arrested after reports that student also threatened to shoot classmates Friday, Villanueva said. The teen had been involved in a fight on campus, resulting in the suspension of several students, including the suspect, who later posted threats and photos of a person holding a firearm, the sheriff said.

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An AR - 15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. An 18-year-old Florida high school student was arrested Friday for bringing an AR - 15 rifle to school . Police said they do not believe that the teenager planned a threat

The Los Angeles County Sheriff 's Department announced on Friday that the teen had been taken into custody but The LA County Sheriff 's Department announced the teen's arrest on Friday. It is unclear how they found him A high school student has been arrested after police found a 'ghost' AR - 15

The two incidents are not connected, officials said, and the students who were arrested will not be identified because they are minors.

According to a statement from Green Dot Public Schools, which operates Animo Mae, students notified school staff Thursday about a threat and they “moved quickly to ensure that no harm came to our students.”

“Our students did everything right by raising concerns with adults,” the statement read.

The arrest comes a week after police and witnesses said a 16-year-old boy opened fire on his classmates at Saugus High School, spreading panic throughout the Santa Clarita campus and surrounding neighborhoods. Two students died hours after the shooting in a hospital. Three others were wounded. The gunman, Nathaniel Berhow, shot himself during the rampage and died the following day.

The South L.A. threat is one of 36 school threats reported in L.A. County since the Saugus shooting, sheriff’s officials said. On Friday morning, police increased patrols around Charter Oak High School in Covina after a threat to the school.

In Visalia, a Redwood High School student was arrested Thursday after he allegedly threatened to shoot a classmate, according to The Visalia Times-Delta. Police found the threat was not credible, and classes were held Friday.

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