2 students arrested for allegedly planning shooting at Banning High School

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Two students were arrested for allegedly planning a shooting at Banning High School, according to officials.

Two students were arrested after police found evidence they were planning a possible shooting at Banning High School, authorities said on Tuesday.

Monday afternoon, a school resource officer at Banning High School received a report that two students were possibly planning an "active shooter type incident" at the school, police said.

In addition, witnesses overheard a juvenile making threats to carry out a shooting on Tuesday on campus, which is located at 100 West Westward Avenue.

Upon further investigation, police found evidence that two students were involved in the planning of a possible shooting at Banning High School. Officials said they did not locate weapons.

The students, both 15 years old, were arrested and booked into Riverside County Juvenile Hall on suspicion of making criminal threats.

"This was after school. There was no immediate threat to the students and there was not any immediate threat to students or staff this morning either," Felicia Adkins with the Banning Unified School District said.
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