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Teen arrested in alleged shooting plot at Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame High School

Police have arrested a 16-year-old Notre Dame High School student who allegedly planned to bring a gun to school and kill at least three people.

The teen was arrested Friday after police received a tip from a parent, and they recovered an operable World War II-era M-1 carbine rifle that they believe he was planning to use at the Catholic college prep school in Sherman Oaks, according to the LAPD.

The student's name is not being released because of his age.

Police also say the student had been upset about the recent death of his grandmother, KTLA-TV reported. He was also dealing with medical issues.

He allegedly told a friend that he was planning to kill two other students and a teacher, according to police.

Another student overheard the conversation and reported it to a parent, who in turn contacted police.

Authorities say the teen confessed to the plot when questioned by detectives.

The student was released to his father, according to the LAPD.

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-- KTLA-TV

Photo: Notre Dame High School. Credit: KTLA-TV

 
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