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Thursday, September 23, 2004

Copycat Columbine massacre prevented by this...

Via Drink This.... this si a very good story. A girl in Idaho stopped a Columbine attack on a school. We should all thank her. She stopped another senseless attack on a school.
Idaho teen foils Columbine-style plot to bomb high school

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A boy who said on the Internet that he planned to bomb his high school was turned in by the 16-year-old daughter of a university police officer who heads a cyber crimes unit, authorities said.

Authorities credited Celia McGinty of Moscow, Idaho, with foiling a plot to bomb Chippewa Valley High School outside Detroit.

Police said a search of 17-year-old Andrew Osantowski's home last week turned up instructions for making a bomb and videotapes of him with assault weapons. Osantowski was arrested Thursday; his father and a family friend also were charged.

McGinty met Osantowski online in a music chat room three weeks ago. She said Monday on ABC's "Good Morning America" that the boy - who started at Chippewa Valley High School on Aug. 31 - was very specific about how he would take revenge on teachers and schoolmates.

"He told me where he had his weapons," she said. "He gave me his name and address. Who would do that?" [...]

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