Arvin teen arrested after threatening to shoot people at Grimmway Academy graduation

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A 13-year-old boy was arrested after threatening to shoot attendees of the upcoming Grimmway Academy Graduation. 

Police were told just before 6 p.m. Friday that the boy, a student at Haven Drive Middle School in Arvin, told a school official he was going to shoot people at the graduating ceremony for Grimmway Academy on Saturday. 

 The boy was arrested at his home and booked into the Kern County Juvenile Hall on a charge of making terrorist threats, according to the Arvin Police Department. 

No weapons were found by police during a search of the boy’s home. 

Anyone with information on this shooting threat is asked to call the Arvin Police Department Watch Commander, Investigator Calderon, or Investigator Gonzalez at 661-854-5583. 

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