12-year-old arrested after creating video depicting shooting a local school staff member

A 12-year-old boy is arrested after creating a video with lyrics depicting shooting a Chino Valley School District staff member

Dear Michael armijo,

Date/Time Occurred: February 22, 2017 / 3:30 PM

Crime or Incident: Criminal Threats

Location: Oak Ridge Elementary School, Chino Hills

Suspect: 12-year-old male


On February 22, 2018, a concerned citizen came to the Chino Hills Police station to report a threat to a school. The citizen, who wished to remain anonymous, had discovered a video made by a juvenile in which violent acts at a school were described. Deputies viewed the video in which the juvenile was reciting a rap song. The rap song included lyrics depicting fighting with other students, and concluded with lyrics about shooting a specific school staff member of the Chino Valley Unified School District. Deputies immediately initiated an investigation and identified the juvenile. School officials were made aware of the circumstances and deputies contacted the juvenile and his family at their home. There was a locked safe containing firearms at the location.

The juv enile was arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall. At this time, the Chino Hills Police Department has determined there are no additional threats.

Contact: Deputy M. Thompson or Detective Q. Holiday

Case #: 221800652

Anyone with information regarding threats to our schools is urged to contact Deputy M. Thompson or Detective Q. Holiday at the Chino Hills Police/Sheriff’s Station at (909) 364-2000. If you wish to remain anonymous you may contact WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME.

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