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Vigilant grandmother spoils school shooting


February 21, 2018

Officers from the Everett Police Department arrested Joshua O’Connor, an 18-year-old ACES High School student, on Tuesday, Feb. 13, after his grandmother discovered he was planning a school shooting and bombing at ACES.

According to court documents, O’Connor’s grandmother found a journal with detailed plans of a school shooting, as well as a semi-automatic rifle hidden in a guitar case.

She did not know O’Connor had a rifle, and was shocked at the details in the journal, so she quickly notified police of her grandson's plans.

Excerpts from the journal included O’Connor sayi...

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