Local police announced Friday that officials stopped two school shooting threats in Los Angeles County.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said during a news conference that in one of the incidents, investigators found an AR-15 rifle, 100 rounds of ammunition, a list of targets and a drawing of a school’s layout, NBC News reports.
A 13-year-old male student at Animo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School in Los Angeles was arrested after other students heard about a threat in person and notified staff. Police later searched his home and found the weapon and ammunition, the outlet reported.
Villanueva said authorities are investigating the origin of the AR-15.
“We moved quickly to ensure that no harm came to our students,” Green Dot Public Schools told NBC News. “Our students did everything right by raising concerns with adults.”
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SOURCE: The Hill, Jessica Campisi