Cal State Northridge student arrested in campus gun report
A 22-year-old philosophy student at Cal State Northridge has been arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats in an incident that forced students to be evacuated as police searched for a reported gunman.
Gahren Moradian of Burbank was being held at Los Angeles County Jail, university officials said Wednesday afternoon.
The incident began about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday when university police received a call from the Oviatt Library about a man who was possibly armed with a gun.
University police were alerted and evacuated the library and began the searching the campus.
Moradian was arrested Tuesday night after turning himself in to authorities. No gun was recovered.
-- Robert J. Lopez
Photo: Hundreds of students had to be evacuated from the library at Cal State Northridge.
Credit: KTLA-TV Channel 5