Bomb Threat Prompts Lockdown at High School in San Gabriel, but Nothing Found

By City News Service
City News Service
City News Service
January 24, 2023Updated: January 24, 2023

SAN GABRIEL, Calif.—Gabrielino High School was placed on lockdown and then evacuated Jan. 24 due to a bomb threat, but a police search turned up no threats to the campus.

“Please be advised that Gabrielino High School is currently on lockdown due to a bomb threat investigation,” the city of San Gabriel said in a statement early Tuesday afternoon.

According to the San Gabriel Police Department, a bomb threat was received around 10:45 a.m. at the campus at 1327 S. San Gabriel Boulevard.

Police said the campus was placed on lockdown, and video from the scene subsequently showed hundreds of students who had been cleared from buildings while authorities searched the campus.

A family reunification site was established at nearby Mission Valley Free Methodist Church at 1201 S. San Gabriel Boulevard so parents could pick up their children.

By 3:20 p.m., police announced that the campus had been cleared and no danger was found.

No further information was immediately available about the threat.

This is a developing issue, updates will be available as more details are released.