Police: Ohio Student Who Threatened School Shooting Acted Alone
Police have determined a seventh-grader at Jackson Memorial Middle School near Massillon who they say planned to shoot others at the school before changing his plans and fatally shooting himself acted alone.
Jackson Township police have closed their investigation into the death of 13-year-old Keith Simons. Police determined Simons didn't tell anyone about his plans. Police have said Simons loaded explosives and ammunition in a backpack and hid a semi-automatic rifle under his clothing. Police say Simons' cellphone information showed an intended school shooting plan and expressed admiration for the Columbine High School shooters in Colorado.