Washington student held for attempted murder in school-shooting plot

(KIRO) Police say an 18-year-old Everett student was arrested on attempted murder charges after they read excerpts from his journal that said he was planning to attack his high school with a gun and explosive devices.

Grandmother called police

Everett police said that a woman called 911 at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to report what she believed were credible threats by her grandson to shoot students ACES High School, where he is a student.

Officers met with the grandmother at her Everett home, where she showed officers excerpts from her grandson’s journal. Officers were also told the grandson had a rifle stored in a guitar case.



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