Ohio woman accused of planning mass murder at bar

Prosecutors say Elizabeth Lecron celebrated killers in online postings and became pen pals with Dylann Roof -- the white supremacist who killed nine African-Americans at a church in 2015.
1:53 | 12/11/18

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Now to the arrest of that Ohio woman who prosecutors say was planning mass murder. They say she celebrated killers and online postings even visit columbine high school. Our chief national affairs correspondent Tom llamas joins us with the latest on that. Reporter: Good morning. Federal investigators had been watching this woman for months after a tip came in that she expressed wanting to launch a attack and bought supplies allegedly used in pipe bombs and that's when federal authorities rushed in. Elizabeth lecron alleging she was arming up to possibly blow up a bar in Ohio. She stated she was involved in a plan and it was to commit an attack at a bar in the city of Toledo. Reporter: The FBI says she was in possession of an ak-47, a shotgun, handguns, large amounts of ammo and recently purchased two pounds of gunpowder and more than 600 screws. Authorities describing lecron as obsessed with mass killings and say she was communicating with convicted killer dylann roof. The white supremacist who gunned down nine African-American church members during a prayer service in Charleston, south Carolina. In September undercover employees were introduced to lecron. When asked about the possibility that lecron's actions could possibly kill innocent bystanders, she replied she had no issue with that because innocent bystanders are probably part of the problem, end quote. Reporter: Now, the FBI says they don't believe at any point the public was in danger. Thank you, Tom. We turn to the fallout from the struggle between a police officer and a mother holding her baby that was caught on camera

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