- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 13, 2016

LA GRANDE, Ore. (AP) - Police say two students are facing criminal charges for planning a mass shooting targeting specific people at La Grande High School.

KPTV reports ( https://bit.ly/1SbgBvm ) that officers took the two boys into custody at around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The La Grande Police Department launched an investigation after receiving a report from the school district that some students overheard talk of classmates planning a shooting.

Authorities say they discovered evidence that two students, both under 18 years old, were plotting to shoot people. Both boys are facing charges of conspiracy to commit murder and were taken to a youth detention facility.

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