Boy who shot himself planned school attack

Boy who shot himself planned school attack

Boy who shot himself planned school attack

A 13-year-old OH boy who shot himself in his school's bathroom had plans to carry out a school shooting, police said Thursday.

"I'm going to die doing it, I hate those people, when they interview my parents and ask how they didn't see the signs they should know it's not them it's me and it's because of how I see the world.I'd hurt and destroy something bigger but my schools an easy target", the note said.

Then on February 20, Keith walked directly to a school bathroom after being dropped off by a school bus.

Chief Mark Brink said: 'We seriously don't know what made him change his mind [about killing others]. "Whatever changed his mind, he did change his mind".

The teen claimed the school shooting would be "bigger than anything this country has ever seen", and said he had been planning it for several weeks.

By the time they had returned Simons had shot himself, just six days after Nikolas Cruz, 19, blasted 17 people to death at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl.

"I'll look in to those scared little britches [sic] eyes before I kill them there's now I'll have followers because I'm so awesome", Simons wrote.

Simons went right into the bathroom when he got to school.

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WOIO reports that police say the gun came from the teen's mother's house but investigators do not know who legally owns the gun.

Jackson Township Police Chief Mark Brink said in a news conference Thursday that detectives found memos written February 14-20 on the boy's phone, detailing an eight-step plan for a school shooting.

"Our investigation has not shown where anyone had any knowledge of this incident prior to it happening", Brink said.

Investigators said it doesn't appear the boy shared his plan with anyone else and didn't have much of a presence on social media. He was also carrying bottle rockets, batteries, and an aerosol can.

"I believe this is a strong community".

It also revealed Keith's plan to be shot dead or kill himself after.

It's still not clear why the 13-year-old decided not to open fire on his classmates.

"I will never be forgotten I'll be a stain in American's going to be so mutch fun", he wrote.

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