Potential mass shooting averted in Los Angeles;  man arrested, ‘high-powered’ weapons seized

Potential mass shooting averted in Los Angeles; man arrested, ‘high-powered’ weapons seized

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Los Angeles police officers seized several high-powered weapons from a man accused of making criminal threats Tuesday, averting what authorities believe could have been a mass shooting in the planning stages. Police say Braxton Johnson, 24, was arrested in Hollywood after officers responding to a report of a possible man with mental illness acted erratically. Braxton was arrested on a complaint of making criminal threats, the Los Angeles Police Department said. A search warrant was then served at the Lumina Hollywood, 1522 Gordon St., where officers recovered several high-powered rifles, shotguns, handguns and a “large cache of various munitions.” A man was arrested and a large cache of weapons were recovered in Hollywood on Jan. 31, 2023. (Los Angeles Police Department) “The suspect was located on the 18th floor of…
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Potential mass shooting averted in Los Angeles;  man arrested, ‘high-powered’ weapons seized

Potential mass shooting averted in Los Angeles; man arrested, ‘high-powered’ weapons seized

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Los Angeles police officers seized several high-powered weapons from a man accused of making criminal threats Tuesday, averting what authorities believe could have been a mass shooting in the planning stages. Police say Braxton Johnson, 25, was arrested in Hollywood after officers responding to a report of a possible man with mental illness acted erratically. Johnson was arrested on a complaint of making criminal threats, the Los Angeles Police Department said. A search warrant was then served at the Lumina Hollywood, 1522 Gordon St., where officers recovered several high-powered rifles, shotguns, handguns and a “large cache of various munitions.” A man was arrested and a large cache of weapons were recovered in Hollywood on Jan. 31, 2023. (Los Angeles Police Department) “The suspect was located on the 18th floor of…
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Police have ‘no record’ of whether Bryan Kohberger was offered an internship position months before the Idaho murders

Police have ‘no record’ of whether Bryan Kohberger was offered an internship position months before the Idaho murders

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Sign up to our free US news bulletin sent straight to your inbox each weekday morningSign up to our free morning US email news bulletinThe Washington state police department that interviewed Bryan Kohberger for an internship months before the Idaho murders has “no documentation” regarding whether he was offered the position. The Independents filed a public records request with the Pullman Police Department earlier this year, asking for any documents relating to Mr Kohberger's application for the research assistantship for a public safety position. One of the core goals of the request was to determine whether Mr. Kohberger had been offered the position - as the department had previously declined to answer that question. A public records officer responded to the request with 10 documents on Friday - but with…
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