On Thursday, November 21, 2019, Kern County Sheriff’s Office Detectives conducted follow-up investigation into the school shooting threats reported on Monday, November 18, 2019. After numerous student interviews, it was determined a student of Rosamond High School made threats to shoot two (2) Rosamond High School students while at school.
As a result, a 14-year-old male juvenile from Rosamond High School has been arrested for a felony violation of Penal Code Section 422.2(a) – criminal threats causing the disruption of school.
In addition, KCSO Detectives, with the assistance of Rosamond High School staff, investigated the source of the aforementioned “official looking document” which appeared to have been drafted by the Rosamond High School Principal. This false, fabricated document was determined to have been drafted by a Rosamond High School student, at school, during the early hours of November 20, 2019. As a result, a 15-year-old male juvenile student has been arrested for a felony violation of Penal Code Section 529(A)(2) - false personation and a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code Section 148(A)(1) – delaying a peace officer.
This case is still pending further investigation, and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (661) 322-4040.