2 teens thwart planned school shooting

FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, students are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., after a shooter opened fire on the campus. A large Wall Street money manager wants to engage with major weapons manufacturers about their response to the school massacre in Parkland. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
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By Robin Hattersley-Gray, Editor-in-Chief, CampusSafetyMagazine.com

Authorities say two students helped them unravel an alleged middle school shooting plot. Police say both teens helped to uncover the alleged plan by speaking up.

Law enforcement began their investigation Dec. 15 after one of the students told a parent about rumors of a planned shooting at Middlebury Union Middle School in Middlebury, Vt., reports WCAX. A short time later another student gave police specific information that lead to the suspects.

Authorities then interviewed 10 other students over that same weekend, but much of the information about the school shooting was vague or not actionable. Then another student came forward that Monday and provided specifics, such as the target’s name and the timing of the attack – the alleged attack was to happen the next day.

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