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Shooting threat at Oak Hills High School unfounded; student taken into custody

OAK HILLS, Calif. ( — Police investigated a potential shooting threat at Oak Hills High School in Hesperia and found no evidence to support that threat, officials confirmed.

According to school officials, On Friday, December 14, 2018, graffiti that said, “shool shoot” was discovered in one of the boy’s restrooms at Oak Hills High School in the 7600 block of Cataba Road.

As a result of this graffiti, a rumor of a threat to the school began circulating on social media causing many parents to quickly believe many of the rumors they heard or read.

“After a thorough inquiry into the perceived threat, the school administration working together with police determined the perceived threat was not valid,” stated a Hesperia Unified School District press release.

Through the process of researching the graffiti, a student was identified and taken into custody. A photo of the teen handcuffed and being escorted off the campus by police was circulated on social media.

“There was no weapon involved in this incident or legitimate threat at any time. As always, administration and police work together to ensure the safety of all of our students,” stated the release.

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