CASE UPDATE – SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. – On May 30, 2024, Sebastian Villasenor plead to PC136 – intimidation of a victim, a felony and strike offense which cannot be reduced.

Villasenor will have credit for time served, and 3 years felony probation which also cannot be reduced. Some, but not all, of the terms and conditions include weekly counseling and monthly reports as directed by probation, 4th amendment waiver for search of all electronic devices, defendant not to possess firearms, ammo, body armor, or weapons of any kind including replica firearms for the rest of his life, stay away order 500 yards from Ontario Christian, and the students currently listed in the information, and no early termination of probation.

“This is an unprecedented case; we are not aware of any other case in California in which a filing like this was made when a gun was not present at a school. The plea agreement was carefully negotiated at length to balance public safety with all factors and how we believe the law is applied,” said San Bernardino County District Attorney Jason Anderson. “My Office was not willing to risk Mr. Villasenor released without being held to terms and conditions while ensuring that quite possibly, for the first time in his life, he will be required to get counseling, supervision and consequence. “

Sentencing hearing will be held July 1st, 2024 at Rancho Cucamonga Superior Courthouse.


Original Press Release

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. –  On February 14, 2024, the San Bernardino County District Attorney ‘s Office charged Sebastian Villasenor (18) of Eastvale with multiple felony charges after a thorough investigation into a reported plan to carry out an active shooter attack at Ontario Christian High School.

Our office has filed the following charges against Defendant Villasenor:

One count of PC664/422 – Attempted Criminal Threats

Five Counts of PC664/187 – Attempted Murder

Thanks to the swift and thorough response of Ontario Police Department, and the bravery of the student who voiced concerns, tragedy was avoided and potentially lives were saved. Our Office wants to remind everyone in our communities across San Bernardino County that active shooter threats are always considered serious, and if you see something, say something.

Villasenor is in custody, scheduled for arraignment on February 15, 2024, at Rancho Cucamonga Superior Courthouse at 8:30am in department R16.

Case Number & Documents

Court Case #FWV240000564