Teen Found With Handgun, 50 Rounds Of Ammo On Central California Campus

View Comments
Bullets and a clip. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bullets and a clip. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FRESNO (CBS/AP) — Internet social network rumors of plans to shoot up a Central California school have led to the arrest of a teenager who brought a handgun and ammunition to school.

The 14-year-old boy, a ninth grader, was arrested in a classroom Thursday afternoon at Central High School.

The teen had a .25-caliber handgun and more than 50 rounds of ammunition.

Fresno County sheriff’s investigators and the school district superintendent say rumors began circulating Wednesday on Facebook that someone planned a shooting on the Fresno campus.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 58,926 other followers