Teen With Shotgun, Ammo Arrested After Threatening Teacher at Former School
A 17-year-old Riverside County high school student was arrested Wednesday morning after threatening a teacher at his former school armed with a shotgun, knives and ammunition.The teen appeared at Lakeside High School in Lake Elsinore around 7:30 a.m. in the classroom of a former teacher who was able to alert another teacher. The teen, whose name hasn't been released because he is a minor, was quickly detained by police and booked into juvenile hall without incident, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
The student had previously tranferred to another school in the area. There was no threat to students since the event took place before class hours, according to district officials. Lakeside High students are certainly aware of the incident now as school officials notified parents of the incident late Wednesday morning via automated telephone system.