A teenage boy told his ex-girlfriend he would shoot up her home, school and her mother's workplace, according to D.C. police — and they say they found he had the assault rifle and ammunition to do it.
D.C. police searched the home of a 17-year-old boy last week after he sent text messages to his ex-girlfriend saying he would kill her and her family, Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Thursday.
Officers found an AK-47 and more than 180 rounds of ammunition in the teen's home in Southeast D.C., court records show. His name has not been released.
Police became aware of the threats on June 14, when the victim and her mother called for help, records show. Officers went to their home in Greenbelt, Maryland, and the teen girl showed officers text messages.