The Latest: Gunman at California school arrested
SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman at a Southern California community college(all times local):
Authorities say they have arrested the man who pointed a gun, but did not fire it, at a cafeteria table full of students at a Southern California community college.
Officials say Wednesday that Greg Abejon left Mount San Jacinto College southeast of Los Angeles without injuring anyone. It was not immediately clear if he was a student there.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office says on Twitter the 25-year-old was taken into custody after checking in at Los Angeles International Airport as he tried to flee the country.
The college, as well as other nearby schools, were locked down until 1:30 p.m.
Authorities say a man pointed a gun, but did not fire it, at a cafeteria table full of students at a Southern California community college.
Officials say Wednesday there are no reported injuries at the Mount San Jacinto College southeast of Los Angeles.
Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Robyn Flores says the man left the cafeteria and deputies searching the locked-down campus had not found the gunman as of early Wednesday afternoon.
The office says on Twitter it is not considered an active shooter incident. Deputies are searching the locked-down campus as students and staff are sheltered in place. Classes have been canceled for the day.
Other nearby schools, including an elementary school, are also locked down.