The grandmother of a Washington state teen was so alarmed by what he allegedly wrote in his journal that she referred to as the police.
“I’m getting ready myself for the varsity capturing,” the 18-yr-previous wrote, according to probable cause documents obtained by KIRO7. “I can’t wait. My goal has gotten rather more correct … I can’t wait to stroll into that class and blow all these (expletive)s away.”
The teenager, whom McClatchy isn’t naming as a result of he hasn’t been formally charged, additionally allegedly wrote that he used a coin flip to determine whether or not he would goal Kamiak Excessive Faculty or ACES Excessive Faculty, which he attends.
ACES Excessive Faculty gained the coin toss, KIRO7 reported from courtroom paperwork.
“I have to get the most important fatality quantity I probably can,” his journal allegedly learn. “I have to make this rely. I’ve been reviewing many mass shootings/bombings (and tried bombings). I’m studying from previous shooters/bombers’ errors, so I don’t make the identical ones.”
After studying his journal Tuesday, the teenager’s grandmother said she found a semiautomatic rifle in his guitar case and alerted native police simply earlier than 9:30 a.m., in response to The Seattle Occasions.