Oregon teen accused of planning Columbine-style attack at his school
A northwestern Oregon teen arrested on Sunday stands accused of planning to bomb his school in a Columbine-inspired attack, according to a Reuters report.
Grant Acord allegedly spoke to classmates about making bombs two weeks ago.
The 17-year-old was taken into custody on Thursday after Albany police received a tip he had built a bomb and planned to detonate it at school.
Police found six home-made bombs hidden under the floorboards of the Acord's bedroom, including pipe bombs and molotov cocktails.
They also found a diagram of the suspect's school, West Albany High School, leading authorities to suspect Acord was modelling the attack after the 1999 Columbine High School massacre.
The teen faces an attempted aggravated murder charge and is being prosecuted as an adult.
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