Teen arrested for shooting threat against Visalia's Redwood High School

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Monday, April 24, 2023

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police say a 16-year-old boy is accused of making a school shooting threat on Saturday night.

Detectives say the threat targeted Redwood High School.

Officials identified the suspect and served a search warrant at the 16-year-old's home.

He was taken into custody and is currently booked into the Juvenile hall detention facility for criminal threats and making a false report of an emergency.

Visalia Police say they are aware of a new threat circulating social media, and an investigation has already started.

This week, there will be increased law enforcement presence throughout the Visalia Unified School District.