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Pomona High School on Lockdown After Threat of Shooting

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A high school in Pomona was on lockdown this morning after two separate threats of gun violence were called in, reports the LA Times. The paper adds that a SWAT team was called in to respond to the threats this morning. Diamond Ranch High School received the calls this morning, and immediately barred anyone from entering or leaving the school. So far, none of the threats have proved credible, and students are all fine.

This is the second threat of violence in the Southland today, after a high school in South Pasadena received a tip last night that there might be a shooter in their midst. Police sent extra protection to the school to keep an eye on kids today, but so far they, too, have not seen any violence break out.

All threats are in the wake of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, that left 20 children and seven adults, including the shooter's mother, dead.