The San Diego Police officer-involved shooting happened in the parking lot of the Torrey Pines High School on Saturday morning. It all started with a 911 call at 3:30 a.m. from a caller who gave no name, asking police to check on an “unarmed boy” standing in front of the high school. It turns out it was the 15-year-old himself that made the call and it ended up with San Diego police shooting and killing the teenager in the high school parking lot.

Teenager pulls handgun on San Diego police officers

San Diego Police said in a statement that as the officers left their patrol cars at the scene, the teen pulled a handgun he had hidden in his waistband, pointing it at the officers.While both police officers were drawing their weapons, they repeatedly told the teenager to drop his handgun, however, the boy refused to comply.

This led both officers to fire their weapons at the teenager, as they feared for their safety.

Teenager shot several times by police

The teenager was reportedly hit several times. Officers performed first aid on the boy while awaiting paramedics, but the teenager was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. After the incident, investigators established that the weapon the 15-year-old was pointing at the officers was a semi-automatic BB air pistol.

Both officers were wearing body cameras during the incident

ABC10 News reports that both police officers involved in the incident were wearing body cameras, adding that it is unclear whether police will release the footage.

The teenager has not yet been named due to his age, but was a student at Torrey Pines High School and reportedly lived close by.

School district to provide a crisis response team at the school

As reported by NBC 7 San Diego, there will be a crisis response team on hand at the school Monday to offer support to students, their parents and staff members following the officer-involved shooting.

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The superintendent of the San Dieguito Union High School District sent a message to students of the school confirming the teenager was a student of Torrey Pines High School. Eric Dill said they are thinking of the student, his family, and friends, adding that it is a difficult time for the boy’s family and that they must be allowed to mourn.

Tracy Francisco-Dominice is a parent of a boy who attends the school and she told NBC 7 that she cried when she heard the teenager had been killed by the police. Francisco-Dominice has offered support to students at the school, saying it is important to help the kids and, in fact, anyone who is feeling such desperation.

According to police, one of the officers involved in the shooting is a 28-year veteran while the other has been with the department for four years.