A 15-year-old New York boy is accused of stockpiling gasoline, propane, fuses and a machete for a planned school attack on the anniversary of the Columbine school massacre.
The detective who interviewed the teenager says the boy burst into tears and admitted he was upset about being bullied.
Orange County Attorney David Darwin says charges will likely be filed in juvenile court. The boy's name hasn't been released.
Monroe police Chief Dominic Giudice says the boy was taken into custody Monday after authorities searched his home in Monroe, 45 miles northwest of New York City. Police say he told them he planned to attack the Monroe-Woodbury High School on April 20 and was looking to buy an assault rifle.
The boy is in a psychiatric facility.
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