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CO Police Stop School Shooting Plan

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By KKTV

Trinidad, Colorado ( KKTV ) Police say they thwarted a plan by two teenagers who wanted to shoot students and teachers at a southern Colorado High School.

Police chief Charles Glorioso says the department's school resource officer got a tip Thursday.

Two boys, ages 15 and 16, planned to carry out the attack at Trinidad High School after winter break.

Because of the warning, extra security was in place at three Trinidad schools Thursday.

Glorioso says investigators learned the 15–year–old had been bullied and had idolized the Columbine High School and Colorado theater shooters.

One of the students says, "it's pretty sad to think that anybody in this school would do a threat like this."

The teens were arrested Friday. The alleged attacked was planned nearly a month and a half out, but details of the plot aren't immediately known.



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