Florida Middle School Students Accused of Plotting Columbine-Style Attack

The accused students are being held at a juvenile detention center and potentially face adult charges.
2:03 | 01/28/17

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Another big story an alleged school shooting plot thwarted in Florida. Planning a columbine-style massacre at their middle school and Eva pilgrim has details. Eva, good morning. Reporter: Good morning, Tom and an alleged mass school shooting plot foiled. The students reportedly giving details of their plan to investigators. This morning they are being held behind bars at this juvenile detention center. Those buys now facing adult charges. This morning, a community shaken, two Florida middle school boys behind bars accused of planning a campus massacre. All I heard was that they were going to shoot up the school. Reporter: A student not identified by police tipping off the school's resource officer. That officer telling authorities that the two boys just 13 and 14 allegedly planned to open fire in the gym Friday. Their signal to go, the drop of a pencil. Authorities say the boys told some students to stay home and others to wear white shirts to school. They told them to wear the white shirts if they didn't want to get shot however they wanted them wearing white because in one of our UBS scent interviews he divulged the blood shows better on a white shirt. Reporter: The sheriff's department telling us both students allegedly researched and made detailed reference to the columbine massacre. This loaded gun found in one of their homes. According to investigators, in an interview with school authorities the 13-year-old referencing the Colorado high school shooting told the other accused student, imagine if that was me shooting. According to the affidavit, the 14-year-old student told police he only discussed the details of the alleged plan because he thought it was a joke. It was not a joke. There's far too much planning that went into this. The other kids took it very seriously and were scared and reported it. . Reporter: The two are committed with conspiracy to commit murder. Those students who came forward are heroes by speaking out. They may have prevented a tragedy. Guys.

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