Tulare Deputies arrest two 13 year old girls after threatening to shoot up middle school

Tulare County Sheriff's Deputies arrested two 13-year-old girls after finding evidence that they were planning to shoot up Pixley Middle School.

The Sheriff's Department received information through Tipnow, which indicated several students at Pixley Middle School may be involved in a recent terrorist threats investigation that took place on February 15, 2018.

During their investigation deputies interviewed two girls who confirmed they were implicated in the crime. Their parents were notified and are cooperating with the investigation.

Detectives seized one firearm, assorted ammunition, and several gun magazines during the search. The seized gun was voluntarily given to detectives by a family relative.

The two girls were arrested and booked into the Juvenile Detention Facility in Visalia.

Anyone with further information is urged to contact Detective M. Webb at the Tulare County Sheriff's Department via telephone at 1-800-808-0488 or leave an anonymous tip at tcso@tipnow.com or voicemail at 559-725-4194.
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