Teen arrested for shooting, bomb plan same day as Newtown tragedy
On the same day that 28 students and teachers were shot and killed in Newtown, Connecticut an Oklahoma high school student was planning to bomb and shoot students.
Police arrested 18-year-old Sammie Eaglebear Chavez at about 4:30 a.m. Friday after learning about his alleged plot Thursday.
According to authorities, Chavez tried to convince other students at Bartlesville High School to help him lure students into the auditorium, chain the doors shut and start shooting.
Itâ??s reported that Chavez threatened to kill the students who didnâ??t help.
The Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise reports Chavez planned to detonate bombs at the doors as police arrived.
The school district says students were never in danger.
Chavez is being held on $1 million bond.