Potential shooting plot thwarted by students in Los Angeles: Police

Authorities lauded students at a middle school who heard the 13-year-old suspect allegedly making the threat and told administrators.
1:31 | 11/23/19

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This evening, authorities say they've stopped a potentially deadly shooting plot. This time, a 13-year-old boy taken into custody. They say he had a map, a list of names, and an assault rifle at home. Here's Pierre Thomas. Reporter: Tonight, an alleged school shooting threat uncovered. The threat alleges the student was going to shoot others students at the school on Friday, November 22nd. Today. Reporter: The suspect only 13 years old. The potential weapon, this assault style rifle. The subject1 also had in his possession a rudimentary hand-drawn map of the school as well as a list containing names of both students and staff members. Reporter: The middle school, just an hour away from last week's deadly shooting at saugus high school. A 16-year-old went to the campus and murdered two of his classmates, a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl. Let's get right to Pierre Thomas. What more are we learning about the suspect? Do we have any word on the Reporter: Motive is still a mystery tonight. And police are trying to determine if the list was truly a target list. And they want to know where the boy got that rifle. David? Thank you. And now to the college

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