Teens accused of plotting Penn. high school attack on Columbine anniversary

The four teens were allegedly planning an attack on their school on the 25th anniversary of the Columbine massacre on April 20, 2024.
By: | September 27, 2021

Four Pennsylvania students were charged with plotting an attack on their high school on the 25th anniversary of the Columbine massacre on April 20, 2024, according to a statement from the Lackawanna District Attorney’s office obtained by CNN affiliate WOLF.

Two of the Dunmore High School students were charged as adults due to “the serious nature of the charges” while two other students were charged as juveniles, according to the district attorney’s statement.

The two students charged as adults, Alyssa Kucharski and Zavier Lewis, both 15, were arrested and charged with unlawful possession or manufacture of weapons of mass destruction, terroristic threats with intent to terrorize, aggravated assault, possession of explosive material, and engaging in criminal conspiracy, according to criminal complaints.

The Columbine shootings rank as one of the worst mass shootings in US history as well as one of the deadliest episodes of school violence.

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