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7 Times ‘See Something, Say Something’ Stopped Potential Tragedies in 2021

When: September 2021

Where: Harns Marsh Middle School, Lehigh Acres, Florida

What: Two middle school students were arrested for allegedly plotting a Columbine-style shooting on their campus.

The teens’ substitute teacher turned them in after hearing a rumor in her classroom that there was going to be a school shooting.

Authorities say the boys researched the 1999 Columbine mass shooting and tried to buy weapons on the black market. They were also trying to learn how to make pipe bombs.

Officials found a map of the school that indicated the location of the campus’ interior security cameras. When the suspects’ homes were searched, detectives found a gun and several knives.

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