Teenager arrested after making online threats against a Palmdale high school

A teenager was arrested after making threats against a high school in Palmdale. They were one of several students involved in a fight that led to multiple suspensions, officials said. 

Deputies from the Palmdale Station received a call around 6:30 p.m. on November 21 regarding a threat made towards Pete Knight High School, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies say the threat was regarding a school shooting that was planned for Friday. 

According to officials, deputies got information that a fight had occurred on campus earlier in the day.

Several students were detained and suspended from school due to their involvement in the fight. The sheriff’s office says someone involved in the fight made threats on social media and posted pictures of a person holding a firearm. 

After interviewing students and parents, deputies said a male teenager admitted to posting pictures of a person holding a firearm and bullets. He also admitted to writing threatening quotes and making additional threats online, sheriff’s officials said. 

The teen was arrested and booked into the Sylmar Juvenile Hall.

No other students were involved with the school threats, officials said.