(WTLV-TV) Two male teenagers in central Florida were arrested Thursday after authorities discovered the pair's plan for a Columbine-style mass shooting at their middle school, police said.
The unidentified students -- ages 13 and 14 -- were charged with conspiracy to commit murder and placed into the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice, the Sumter County Sheriff's Department said in a press release.
Law enforcement and school officials were initially tipped off of the pair's plans on Tuesday, police said. The arrests came after "officials learned of, and intervened in a plot to initiate a mass shooting at their school," the release said.
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