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Ventura County Teen Arrested After Police Say He Threatened To Go On Shooting Rampage At Local High School

Posted on Friday, March 16, 2012 2:49pm

A Ventura County High School student has been arrested on a charge of making a terrorist threat, after police say he threatened to go on a shooting rampage at a local high school.

Simi Valley Police say they received information yesterday that the Simi Valley High School student had made death threats towards several students, and an adult at the school.

They also say the 16 year old told witnesses that he was going to quote “shoot up the school”.

Investigators say the teen denied the allegations, but that multiple witnesses confirmed the threats.

The teen was unarmed at the time of his arrest, but police say his family owns firearms.

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