A Day Prior to Parkland, Grandmother Foils Grandson’s Alleged School Shooting Plans

(NBC News/Associated Press) Just a day before to the horrific school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead, a Washington state high school student’s grandmother handed police her grandson’s journal—which allegedly detailed plans for a mass shooting.

Catherine Katsel-O’Connor called 911 on Tuesday in Everett, Washington, after she read her grandson Joshua Alexander O’Connor’s journal the night before, according to court documents.

She indicated that she was alarmed by the violent sentiments she discovered in the journal — as well as the semi-automatic rifle she discovered hidden in a guitar case.

Police now claim that O’Connor, 18, planned to kill his classmates at ACES High School with the rifle as well as homemade explosive devices.

Continue reading this story >>

Become a Christian News Network Supporter...

Dear Reader, has ChristianNews.net been of benefit and a blessing to you? For many years now, the Lord has seen fit to use this small news outlet as a strong influential resource in keeping Christians informed on current events from a Biblical worldview. Striving to bring you the news without compromise and with Christ in focus, we press on despite recent changes in Facebook and Google's algorithms, which has limited our readership, and, as a result, has affected operational site revenue. If you have benefited from our news coverage, please prayerfully consider becoming a Christian News Network supporter by clicking here to make a one-time or monthly donation to help keep the truth widely and freely published and distributed. May Christ continue to be exalted through this work! Would you join us by making a donation today to this important work? >>

Print Friendly, PDF & Email