The juvenile was outside of his residence, which was located near Turkey Hill Elementary School.
As a precaution, police officers placed the school on lockdown while the situation was ongoing.
Orange Police emergency dispatcher Scott Henderson kept the juvenile on the line and did an outstanding job de-escalating the distraught caller, getting the male to put down the weapon and surrender to nearby responding officers without further incident. The juvenile was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.
The lockdown at the elementary school was lifted after twenty minutes, which was the duration of the incident. At no time were students/staff at the school in danger.
This investigation remains ongoing. No further details are being released at this time.