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Ridgecrest PD detains two after reports of gun at school

Posted at 9:17 AM, Jan 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-17 12:31:10-05

The Ridgecrest Police Department has detained two people after reports that a man was on the Burroughs High School campus with a gun. 

According to Ridgecrest Police, officers stopped a vehicle on South China Lake Boulevard and detained an adult and juvenile. 

Officers found pellet gun in their possession. 

In a Facebook post, Ridgecrest Police said, "the situation is being handled" and that "there was not an active shooter at the schools and the situation is resolved".