A Connecticut high school is reportedly looking to expel two students accused of dressing up like the Columbine High School killers on Halloween and threatening to harm others at their school.
Two Litchfield High School teenagers were taken to a juvenile detention center after being charged on Wednesday with inciting injury to persons and breach of peace, police said. Their names haven’t been released because of juvenile offender laws.
The New York Times reports the students received word on Thursday that the Litchfield Public Schools are seeking to expel them, according to David Moraghan who is representing one of the boys.
Superintendent of Schools Lynn McMullin said the two sophomores dressed up Saturday on Halloween in black dusters and sunglasses and threatened to harm students at the school Monday. With the Sandy Hook shooting still resonating with many in the area, the high school principal notified police Sunday of a “possible hostile” even that was going to occur at the school Monday.
Police didn’t reveal any more information on what happened on Saturday, but Moraghan told The Times the teens went to a party in the community and didn’t have anything on them that “could be used or perceived as a weapon.”