Anaheim teen arrested on suspicion of threatening a shooting spree at several schools – Orange County Register

ANAHEIM — A 14-year-old Western High School student was arrested Tuesday night, Nov. 14, on suspicion of threatening to carry out shootings on several campuses in Anaheim and Buena Park, police said.

High schools targeted for shootings on Friday by the boy included Western, Magnolia and Cypress in Anaheim; and Buena Park, Kristina Hamm, spokeswoman for the Anaheim Police Department, said in a statement.

A Western High School student notified police of the alleged plot Sunday night after seeing an Instagram post screenshot on a Snapchat account, she said.

Anaheim officers worked with school officials and neighboring police departments to identify the student, an Anaheim resident, suspected of making the threat.

The student, who is a freshman at Western, was arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats and will be booked at Orange County Juvenile Hall, Hamm said. He has not…

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