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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Friday September 22nd, 2023 :: 04:20 p.m. PDT


Reports of a Firearm on a High School Campus Found to be False

DATE/TIME: Thursday, September 22, 2023, at 8:46 a.m.

INCIDENT: Miscellaneous Incident

LOCATION: Twentynine Palms High School / 72750 Wildcat Way, Twentynine Palms

SUMMARY: On September 22, 2023, at approximately 8:46 a.m., deputies responded to the Twentynine Palms High School for reports of a student possessing a firearm on campus. The school was placed on lockdown until the conclusion of the investigation for the safety of students and staff.

Upon arrival, deputies conducted an investigation and determined all allegiations to be unfounded. No firearm was located and no firearm was ever observed by students on campus. The lockdown was lifted at the conclusion of the investigation, when the campus was deemed safe. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy R. Rodriguez of the Morongo Basin Station (760)-366-4175. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Deputy R. Rodriguez 

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. (760) 366-4175

Case No. 202301416

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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