Second Mass Shooter Threat within a Week Targets Library


Brian Delgado

A Cal State LA campus police vehicle stations itself in the front of the library on Monday, November 4, 2019 at around 1:30PM. The library is the second mass shooting target to receive a threat in the span of one week

Marisa Vasquez, Editor-in-Chief

A mass shooter threat is rumored to target the Cal State LA Library, making this the second mass shooter threat the campus has seen within the span of one week.

According to campus police dispatchers, police are currently investigating and have determined that there is no threat at the moment.

The rumor, according to the dispatcher, was spread on social media though police do not have a definitive source of where the rumor began.

Public safety sent out a text campus-wide stating, “We have learned of a possible threat to library. Source of info. unknown. Increased security at the library. Be alert. Library is open.”

The UT will update this story as it continues to unfold.


UPDATE: Nov. 4 @ 3:15 p. m.

The Cal State LA official twitter has stated that there has “been unsubstantiated and unconfirmed reports of threats to campus safety. Public Safety has no evidence that any action is planned or has taken place. The university is open.”

According to Cal State LA’s Communications and Public Affairs Office, this is the most recent update on the rumored threat.

This story will continue to be updated as it unfolds.


CORRECTION: Nov. 4 @ 4:02 p.m.

The title of this story is changed to “Second Mass Shooter Threat within a Week Targets Library”