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California City Police Department
Monday May 13th, 2019 :: 06:30 a.m. PDT


California City Police - Officers determine "No credible threat" after weekend post of possible violence at CCHS

California City - On Sunday afternoon, California City Police Department receiving information from parents regarding a possible social media posting of "School Violence" that was to occur at the California City High School Monday morning.

A social media posting was shared on-line about a threat of violence to occur today at CCHS. Detectives have identified the student and are investigating the alleged threat.

At this point of the investigation, it appears that the threat was part of an on-line posting between students who heard of a fist-fight that occurred near the school last Friday afternoon. Fellow students posted statements made from the students involved in the fight.

It appears that the "Person of Interest" DID NOT make the posting.

This "Person of Interest" is a male 10th grade student at CCHS and has been hospitalized since the Friday's fight. Detectives are currently at a Los Angeles hospital where the student is undergoing surgery.

Officers conducted and extensive investigation of this threat including a search of the "Person of Interest" home where no weapons were located. The student and the student's family have been cooperating with authorities during this investigation.

The California City Police Department's call center has been busy talking to concerned parents about the local rumors.

There will be extra Police personnel at the local school sites available to answer any questions. Police are working with the school district to share updated information for concerned parents as well as investigate the events over the past few days.

Chief Hurtado

California City Police Department
21130 Hacienda Blvd
California City, CA 93505

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Non-emergencies: 760-373-8606

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