Authorities on Tuesday found a pipe bomb and a loaded homemade gun near the front office of Baker Elementary School in south Sacramento, sheriff’s officials said.
The pipe bomb and the homemade gun, also known as a “zip gun,” were found on the sidewalk just outside the front office Tuesday morning, before children students arrived on campus, said Sgt. Rodney Grassmann, a Sacramento County sheriff’s spokesman.
He said the metal pipe with a fuse was found with metal shrapnel, gasoline and fireworks with gun powder inside, and the gun was loaded with a 12-gauge round. Grassmann said the bomb and the gun had been left there in plain sight directly in the path the students would use when arriving on campus.
Sheriff’s Office detects and renders safe an explosive device at Ethel I. Baker Elementary School. PIO on scene.
— Sacramento Sheriff (@sacsheriff) March 2, 2021
Source: The Sacramento Bee