Eighth-grade Poway student detained after middle school staff find hit list

Posted at 5:11 PM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-27 02:18:44-04

POWAY, Calif. (KGTV) -- The Poway Sheriff’s Station is investigating after staff at Meadowbrook Middle School discovered a student with a hit list.

The Poway Sheriff’s Station says Thursday, the hit list was discovered in the possession of an eighth-grade student. The list reportedly contained names of faculty and students.

Deputies detained the student and say everyone whose name was on the list was notified.

Authorities say they will increase patrols at the school Friday due to the incident that deputies say is under investigation with the cooperation of the school district.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers anonymous “Students Speaking Out” hotline at 888-580-8477.