Two young teenaged students in Florida have just been arrested for planning to carry out a mass school shooting.
Lady Lake, Florida is located about 45 miles northwest of Orlando and 20 miles south of Ocala. It is part of the Sumter County School District which operates around 14 schools throughout the county.
Earlier this week, school officials caught wind of a planned mass shooting at The Villages Charter Middle School near Lady Lake. School officials notified law enforcement of the plot.
According to the local news:
“School officials and the school’s resource offer became aware of rumors circulating between students on Tuesday.
The rumors indicated that a student was planning a mass shooting on Friday.