One day before 17 people lost their lives at a Florida high school,a grandmother in Everett, Washington, possibly thwarted another massacre.
At around 9:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday, a grandmother called 911 to report alarming journal entries her 18-year-old grandson, Joshua Alexander O’Connor, wrote.
“And he’s planning to have a mass shooting at one of the high schools,” NBC News affiliate KING 5 reported the audio of the call revealed she told the operator.
According to CNN, journal entries included:
- “I’m preparing myself for the school shooting.”
- “I can’t wait. My aim has gotten much more accurate … I can’t wait to walk into that class and blow all those f*****s away.”
- “I need to get the biggest fatality number I possibly can … I need to make this count.”