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Okla. teen arrested in school shooting plot

The teen planned to leave bombs at the doors for first responders

The Associated Press

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — An Oklahoma high school student is in custody on charges he plotted to bomb and shoot students at the Bartlesville High School auditorium on the same day 26 people were shot and killed at an elementary school in Connecticut.

Police arrested 18-year-old Sammie Eaglebear Chavez at about 4:30 a.m. Friday after learning of the alleged plot Thursday.

An arrest affidavit says Chavez tried to convince other students to help him lure students into the auditorium, chain the doors shut and start shooting. The Tulsa World reports that authorities say Chavez threatened to kill students who didn't help.

The Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise reports Chavez planned to detonate bombs at the doors as police arrived.

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The school district says students were never in danger. Chavez is being held on $1 million bond.

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Carol Moser Carol Moser Sunday, December 16, 2012 4:06:56 PM This is an outrage this one is caught and held on a 1 million bond, screw that remove this diseased creature from the Earth. Hang em high! When he is all better (so experts would claim) he will carry out his plan and it could have been ended here!
Ashley Marie Lindsey Ashley Marie Lindsey Sunday, December 16, 2012 4:14:37 PM Parenting has something to do with all of thisii
Tina Ravyn Newman Tina Ravyn Newman Sunday, December 16, 2012 4:17:20 PM don't be so sure, ashley... some kids really are just born broken.
Steve Grundt Steve Grundt Sunday, December 16, 2012 5:51:43 PM Or LACK of parenting....
Lainie Pfeffer-Burns Lainie Pfeffer-Burns Sunday, December 16, 2012 5:59:13 PM wtf is wrong with people?!
Pete Gravell Pete Gravell Sunday, December 16, 2012 6:01:08 PM Hang that motherfucker.
Harris Reed Harris Reed Monday, December 17, 2012 2:56:19 AM I agree with Pete
Tom Brink Tom Brink Monday, December 17, 2012 4:46:31 PM I'm a firefighter in Bartlesville, and I could not believe that this would ever happen here. He deserves what he gets. I know cops in the city and they are not letting him get away with this.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 8:07:09 PM "The school district says students were never in danger" REALLY? Tell the parents that. I would think the moment he started plotting this horrific crime the students were in danger.

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