UPDATE: Greg Avejon has pleaded not guilty to making criminal threats, per KABC-TV. He has been accused by prosecutors of pointing a gun at students at Mt. San Jacinto College, which prompted lockdowns at the college and multiple other schools. He was arrested at LAX, apparently attempting to leave the country.
A suspect has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday after reports of a man with a gun prompted lockdowns at several schools in San Jacinto, California.
Mt. San Jacinto College and three other schools were on lockdown following the reports, with prompted a large police presence and investigation. Greg Avejon, 25, was taken into custody “after checking in at the airport in an attempt to flee the country,” the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.
Faculty and staff were ordered to shelter in place at the college’s San Jacinto campus as deputies conducted a search, but no shots were fired during the incident. Clayton A. Record Junior Elementary School, San Jacinto Leadership Academy and Betty G. Gibbel Regional Learning Center were all put on lockdown, in addition to Mt. San Jacinto College.