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Student arrested after threatening to "shoot up" Tehachapi High School

Posted at 10:51 AM, Mar 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-27 13:52:32-04

Tehachapi Police arrested a student for allegedly threatening to "shoot up" Tehachapi High School.

A witness told police they got a phone call from an unidentified male who said he was in possession of firearms and ammunition and was going to shoot the school.

Officers were able to identify the 16-year-old student from Bear Valley Springs. They searched his home and found no firearms or ammunition.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Tehachapi Police Department at (661) 822-2222.