Man Arrested For Faking Mass Shooter Threat to LA Country Fair to Avoid Going With His Parents, Police Say

A California man has been arrested for allegedly sending a mass shooter threat to the LA County Fair in an attempt to get out of going with his parents.


Tactical teams surrounded the Sylmar home of 22-year-old Erik Villasenor on Friday night after tracking down the anonymous "tip off" to him.


"Hello, I was told that someone was planning on doing a mass shooting on Sunday at the fairground. I just wanted to inform you guys already," the email said, according to...