By Tom Knighton
Last week, we covered a story coming out of Indiana where a 14-year-old would-be school shooter was met by police after a tip, thus aborting his massacre attempt. After a gunfight with police, the shooter took his own life, making him the only casualty.
We now know who the tipster was.
The Indiana State Police confirmed Friday afternoon that the mother of suspect [redacted] called in the tip warning police about a “potential violent act” at Dennis Intermediate School after the boy took another family member hostage and forced the family member to drive him to the school.
Dennis Intermediate already was on lockdown and police were on the scene when [redacted] arrived.
[Redacted] shot at a door to get into the school before exchanging gunfire with officers.
He died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
No one else was injured in the incident.
I was going to say that I can only imagine how difficult it must have been for the mother to make that call, but then I thought about it for a moment or two. It probably wasn’t all that hard. After all, he had taken a family member hostage. He was forcing someone else to participate in his atrocity, and …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms