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GUILTY: Bartlesville student convicted of plotting deadly attack

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Bartlesville Chavez

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – A Bartlesville student accused of plotting to shoot his classmates has been found guilty.

A jury announced the verdict for 19-year-old Sammie Chavez Tuesday.

He is now convicted of planning or threatening a violent act.

Prosecutors said Chavez planned to lure students into Bartlesville High School’s auditorium, chain the doors and open fire.

They also said he planned to leave bombs at the school’s entrances to kill responding officers.

Sentencing for Chavez is now set for November.

The jury has recommended 30 months in jail.