Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Joshua Alexander O'Connor Alleged Everett School Atttack Plot


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Feb 13, 2018 arrest Joshua Alexander O'Connor Alleged Everett School Atttack Plot  Everett Washington (north of Seattle) Day before Parkland attack O’Connor had gone over plans to assemble pressure cookers into makeshift explosives to bomb Kamiak High School, a campus O’Connor had attended before enrolling at ACES,  thwarted school shooting plot allegedly tried to recruit a fellow Snohomish County Jail inmate to attack local schools..He had purchased a Hi-Point 9mm carbine rifle, a style of weapon used by the Columbine shooters. He also spent a day at his high school in January costumed as mass murderer Eric Harris. That was part of his final assignment in an acting class, grandmother, 68, contacted police to report she’d found entries in his journal detailing plans to kill classmates. Her search of his room at their home also turned up the military-style rifle in a guitar case and apparent explosives.

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june  4, 2018   Second plot for school shooting revealed in court papers  planning to shoot up Kamiak High  allegedly tried to recruit a fellow inmate.  By Eric Stevick Monday, June 4, 2018  EVERETT — A former student accused of a thwarted school shooting plot allegedly tried to recruit a fellow Snohomish County Jail inmate to attack local schools...  charging first-degree assault against the former cellmate of Joshua O’Connor. Police and prosecutors say O’Connor had taken substantial steps with plans to shoot classmates at ACES High School in south Everett.


Travis L. Hammons, 29, is accused of beating the inmate O’Connor allegedly tried to recruit, according to court papers. The victim was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett after suffering a broken nose, swollen eye and bleeding on the brain during an assault in a jail recreation room May 2.

The injured man told a sheriff’s deputy that he’d grown concerned about O’Connor’s intentions, so he’d told an attorney about the recruitment pitch. He believes O’Connor figured out that his second plot had been revealed. ... O’Connor had gone over plans to assemble pressure cookers into makeshift explosives to bomb Kamiak High School, a campus O’Connor had attended before enrolling at ACES,

 journal he kept that reportedly details plans for staging a school attack modeled largely on the 1999 killings at Columbine High School.

 purchased a Hi-Point 9mm carbine rifle, a style of weapon used by the Columbine shooters. He also spent a day at his high school in January costumed as mass murderer Eric Harris. That was part of his final assignment in an acting class,

grandmother, 68, contacted police to report she’d found entries in his journal detailing plans to kill classmates. Her search of his room at their home also turned up the military-style rifle in a guitar case and apparent explosives.


Day before Parkland, grandmother foiled grandson's alleged school ...
https://www.nbcnews.com/.../day-prior-parkland-grandmother-foiled-grandson-s-alle...
Feb 15, 2018 - Catherine Katsel-O'Connor called 911 on Tuesday in Everett, Washington, after she read the journal of her grandson, Joshua Alexander O'Connor, the night ... He also wrote about makingpressure cooker bombs and detailed ...

Police now claim that O'Connor, 18, planned to kill his classmates at ACES High School with the rifle as well as homemade explosive devices.

“I’ve been thinking alot [sic],” the entry said. “I need to make this shooting/bombing at Kamiak infamous. I need to get the biggest fatality number I possibly can. I need to make this count.”

 “coin flip,” O’Connor wrote that he had chosen to target ACES High School — the school he attended — rather than Kamiak High School.

 purchased defused grenades and planned to make them live by filling them with “black powder,” according to the court documents. He also wrote about making pressure cooker bombs and detailed where and how he would place them in and around the school.

when the officer caught up and the suspect “mule kicked” the policeman in the leg.

charged with attempted murder and assault of a police officer. He was also charged with armed robbery on Monday night, officials said; he planned to use the stolen money from the robbery to fund the shooting,

king5.com | Everett 911 call: He's planning on having a mass shooting ...
https://www.king5.com/article/news/crime/student-arrested.../281-518703506
Feb 15, 2018 - Joshua Alexander O'Connor's grandmother called 911 after finding her ... Set up pressure cooker bomb by bleachers with most students


Everett student's journal: 'I'm learning from past shooters' | HeraldNet ...
https://www.heraldnet.com/.../grandmother-turns-in-teen-who-allegedly-planned-shoo...
Feb 14, 2018 - The grandmother of Joshua Alexander O'Connor, 18, found alarming ... He went into detail about building pressure-cooker bombs, activating ...


A would-be shooter tossed a coin to pick a school, police say. His ...
https://www.washingtonpost.com/.../a-would-be-shooter-tossed-a-coin-to-pick-a-school-...Feb 15, 2018 - Joshua Alexander O'Connor, 18, was arrested Tuesday after police said ... O'Connor had written in his journal about making pressure cooker ...

In journal, Everett suspect had picked a date for school attack ...
https://www.heraldnet.com/.../attempted-murder-charged-for-alleged-plot-to-shoot-up...
Feb 17, 2018 - Joshua Alexander O'Connor, 18, is accused of plotting to bomb and shoot classmates at ACES High School in Everett. (Caleb Hutton / Herald ...

Everett student's journal: 'I'm learning from past shooters' | HeraldNet ...
https://www.heraldnet.com/.../grandmother-turns-in-teen-who-allegedly-planned-shoo...
Feb 14, 2018 - Joshua Alexander O'Connor, 18, appears in court Wednesday. He is accused of plottingto bomb and shoot classmates at ACES High School ...

king5.com | Video shows Everett shooting plot student robbing gas ...
https://www.king5.com/article/news/crime/video...everett...plot.../281-519865159
Feb 16, 2018 - Joshua O'Connor was arrested Tuesday for plotting to shoot his classmates. The night before he robbed a nearby gas station at gunpoint.  video was released showing Joshua O'Connor and a partner rob a gas station at gunpoint....  O'Connor robbed the Everett gas station on Monday, a day before his arrest for plotting to shoot his classmates. Surveillance video shows two suspects enter the store around 10:12 p.m., wearing masks resembling Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

Police officers secured a search warrant for O'Connor's room and discovered an AK-47 and journals detailing his plans.

Police believe the teen used the same AK-47 to rob a convenience store on February 12. They were able to compare the weapon with that seen in the gas station surveillance video by the "...distinctive, abnormally high front sight of the rifle..."

Court documents state he wrote in his journal about how powerful he felt because of how scared the female clerk was.

Police searched through O'Connor's room and discovered both masks used in the robbery and identified a green and black jacket worn by the suspect holding a gun in the surveillance video.

According to a police report, the pair stole approximately $100 from the cash register

Who Is Joshua O'Connor? New Details Potential School Shooter ...
https://www.yourtango.com/.../almost-another-school-shooting-valentines-day-grand...
Feb 17, 2018 - A man plotting a school shooting in Washington was arrested Tuesday after ... Joshua O'Connor had written about his plans to shoot up his high school and kill ... A school shooting in Everett, Wash. was prevented thanks to a ...

Everett teen accused of planning mass shooting pleads not guilty ...
komonews.com/.../everett-teen-accused-of-planning-mass-shooting-pleads-not-guilty
Everett teen Joshua O'Connor pleaded not guilty Monday to three felony charges in ... a journal outlining a detailed plot of a mass shooting at Aces High School.

Attempted murder charge for alleged Everett school shooting plot ...
komonews.com/.../attempted-murder-charge-for-alleged-everett-school-shooting-plot


The Daily Herald reports 18-year-old Joshua O'Connor also was charged Thursday in ... Attempted murder charge for alleged Everett school shooting plot.

Everett teen turned in by grandmother charged in planned school ...
https://www.seattletimes.com/.../everett-teen-turned-in-by-grandmother-charged-in-plan...Feb 16, 2018 - Joshua Alexander O'Connor, 18, appears in court on a monitor on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Everett. He is accused of plotting to bomb and ...

'mass murder' at Everett high school - Q13 Fox
q13fox.com/.../chilling-journal-18-year-old-charged-with-planning-mass-murder-at-e...
Mar 2, 2018 - Joshua O'Connor, 18, was charged Friday with attempted murder, robbery, ... in robbery meant to pay for gun in Everett school shooting plot.

Washington grandmother foils her grandson's plans to carry out school ...
https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/15/us/grandmother-foils-school...everett.../index.html
Feb 16, 2018 - A woman in Everett, Washington, called 911 after finding her ... police believe Joshua O'Connor was planning to shoot students at ACES ...