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 MoserSunday, December 16, 2012 4:06:56 PMThis 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 LindseySunday, December 16, 2012 4:14:37 PMParenting has something to do with all of thisii
Steve GrundtSunday, December 16, 2012 5:51:43 PMOr LACK of parenting....
Pete GravellSunday, December 16, 2012 6:01:08 PMHang that motherfucker.
Harris ReedMonday, December 17, 2012 2:56:19 AMI agree with Pete
Tom BrinkMonday, December 17, 2012 4:46:31 PMI'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.