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Bakersfield police arrest CLC Tech student following school shooting threat

Posted at 9:42 PM, Mar 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-20 00:51:52-04

Bakersfield police said they have arrested a juvenile following a school shooting threat. 

Officials said on Monday officers conducted a "threat to shoot investigation" at CLC Tech. 

The school, located on E. Truxtun near Inyo Street, is an alternative education school.

Through their investigation, officers determined a juvenile, a CLC Tech student, threatened another student over a bullying situation by threatening to return to CLC Tech and shoot everyone. 

During a subsequent investigation, officers located and arrested the juvenile suspect for criminal threats. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact BPD at 327-7111.