Authorities: Tennessee 6th-graders planned school shooting; suicide

Authorities say a couple of sixth-graders in Tennessee have been charged with planning a school shooting on the last day of school, ending with their own suicides.

News 12 Staff

Apr 30, 2019, 11:03 AM

Updated 1,848 days ago

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Authorities say a couple of sixth-graders in Tennessee have been charged with planning a school shooting on the last day of school, ending with their own suicides.
According to local authorities, the students’ plan was set to go in motion on the last day of school at South Cumberland Elementary -- and end with their own suicides.
Local authorities say the students were going to enter the school, hide the weapons in the lockers and toward the end of the day, come in and shoot faculty and staff.
The students were arrested and taken to a juvenile detention facility.

They will stay in custody until a court hearing.
No weapons were found during a search of the teens' homes.


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