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Lawndale High student arrested for shooting threats made on Twitter

A 17-year-old female Lawndale High School student was arrested Wednesday for online threats to shoot students at school.
October 23, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 17-year-old female Lawndale High School student was arrested Wednesday for online threats to shoot students at school.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department received a call early Wednesday morning reporting someone made threats via Twitter.

The student was identified by 6:30 a.m. and sheriff's detectives arrived at her Lawndale residence and confirmed she had sent the messages. The teen was arrested for felony criminal threats and booked at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall.

A warrant was served at the residence to search for possible weapons, the sheriff's department said.

Extra deputies were sent to Lawndale High School Wednesday.


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