“Well, I have kids that went to school, so yeah, I was saddened,” said Sandy Pattwy, describing his reaction to the scene as deputies worked to secure two Antelope Valley campuses, “because I was almost in tears this morning, and I was running for my life, and I wasn’t even being shot at.” Pettway said his child graduated high school last year, but the incident was a reminder that the danger seems to be capable of appearing anywhere. “I don’t know what to say about gun control and all that, but I hope something can be done about this,” Pettway said, referring to the shooting. “Nothing’s stopping it, it’s still going on, so I don’t know — I’m at a loss for words right now.”
Bulldog parents, LASD has lifted the lock down, and is now releasing students to parents/guardians. Please go to Avenue P-12, and deputies will let parents through individually. This may take a while, so your patience is appreciated.— HHS Principal (@HHSPrincipalCG) May 11, 2018
This is a breaking news story. Details will be added and updated as information is received and vetted for accuracy. Updated at 12:34 p.m.: Interview with a school security guard added.
Update Regarding Highland High School in Palmdale:— LA County Sheriff's (@LASDHQ) May 11, 2018
So far, no other threats ID'd.
Appears to be isolated shooting.
Victim is 14 y/o male & student of Highland High School.
Subject is 14 y/o male & student of Highland High School, detained off campus.
Rifle recovered off campus