Skip to comments.'Columbine'-Type Attack Plot Foiled In Pa.
Posted on 10/11/2007 1:23:06 PM PDT by Shots
(CBS) PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. A 14-year-old was arrested after reportedly planning a 'Columbine'-type event at a high school in Pennsylvania Thursday.
Police received a tip call saying the home-schooled teen was plotting an attack on Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School.
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Why was he being home-schooled...? Did he get kicked out of the high school..?
The article said he had been bullied. So he must have at one time either been part of the school, or at least had contact with the kids at that school.
No indication that they belonged to the teen, especially the 9mm “assault rifle”.
Dad just lost his collection!
The picture that goes along with the news article makes it look real scary, but most are toy guns, according to the article.
I was bullied and threatened with a firearm at school many times... I didn’t go out and “Columbine” anyone...
Who bullies you when you’re home-schooled? Your little sister?
“The weapons included a 9 mm assault rifle that the teenager’s mother had recently bought for him, Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce L. Castor Jr. said. Prosecutors are reviewing her actions.”
Gee, ya think?
Some kids are just plain broken.
See Post #10.
With the exception of the Hi-Point 9mm carbine, those are all Airsoft Replicas.
Nuts come in all shapes and sizes. But his mother bought him a gun? She must be nutz too!
Did you even read the article??? His mother had just bought the 9mm for him
“I was bullied and threatened with a firearm at school many times...”
And I thought my school was bad!
A 14 yo cannot technically “own” it. If Mom signed the 4474, it’s hers.
More likely this is an NEA assault on homeschoolers. I doubt seriously a home schooled teen would waste their time plotting to kill children in a public school unless, as you say, the child was expelled in which case he is a product of the public education system and their inability to cope with the manifestations of their own morally bankrupt values system and not an indictment of home schooling. Will the liberals take this into account?
Not on your life.
Gird up your loins boys and girls. The real assault on home schooling is about to begin. If Hillary gets in in '08 home schooling is all but dead and if you resist?... Remember what happened at WACO to the 86 innocent people that defied her when her husband was in office.
Get ready folks. When toys are considered deadly we’re in trouble. I suspect the police are just hard up for their 15 minutes of fame. Anyone remember Nifong?
Good move, mom. Nice little monster you hatched.
That said, the big fancy display of airsoft guns by the police is pathetic.
Plymouth-Whitemarsh is not a school where you would typically expect problems. My brother lives not far from there, and his three kids all graduated from P-W. It is a good school in a nice upscale Philadelphia suburb.
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