Plano teen indicted for plotting terrorist attack at Frisco mall

A Plano West Senior High School student has been indicted for allegedly plotting a terrorist attack at Frisco's Stonebriar Mall.

Matin Azizi-Yarand, 17, is charged with solicitation to commit capital murder of a peace officer and terroristic threat.

"I'd actually like to make a cop surrender and drop his gun // Then douse him with gasoline and burn him // record it," the affidavit states Azizi-Yarand said.

The FBI says Matin exchanged messages about the plot with a person who turned out to be working for the bureau. In a May jailhouse interview with FOX 4, the teen denied planning the ISIS-inspired attack.

The arrest affidavit says before Matin settled on the mall, he initially thought about possibly attacking a school.

“School is a perfect place for an attack,” he said according to the affidavit. “Even a blind man could take 10 easily. Just fire where you hear screams."

The teen is being held on a $3 million bond.

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