Transcript for 2 teenagers accused of planning attack on classmates and school staffers
to the discovery, the homemade explosive, and the alleged high school plot foiled. Two teenagers accused of planning a deadly attack with very specific targets. Fellow students and teachers. And here's ABC's Steve osunsami from Georgia tonight. Reporter: These two 17 year Olds, seen here at their first court appearances in Georgia, are accused tonight in attempted murder in a Platt to blow up their school. Do you roughly understand the charges that you're told have been brought against you? Yes. Reporter: Police say that Alfred Dupree and Victoria Mccurley made up a list of teachers and students they were planning to target with explosives at etowah high school in the north Atlanta suburbs. This would have been a columbine-type incident. The real hero in my opinion is the person who made the initial call and the tip. Reporter: The sheriff says a helpful tip led them to his personal diary spelling out their plans. They also say they found a homemade explosion nif her home. I just couldn't believe it. I knew both of those kids. They both rode my bus. Reporter: On Mccurley's social media pages are signs there may have been an issue. Images celebrating the columbine high school killers. Fear the nobodies. Another picture of columbine killer Dylan klebold with the message "Outrun my gun." Police believe that mental health issues may be responsible here. And they're not revealing tonight who called this in. David? Steve osunsami with us tonight. Steve, thank you.
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