Oregon teen in court on school bomb plot charges

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon teenager accused of plotting to blow up his high school has been arraigned but didn’t enter a plea.

Seventeen-year-old Grant Acord appeared Tuesday in a video feed from a juvenile detention center where he was sent last week.

His bail was set at $2 million.

Acord is accused of attempted aggravated murder and manufacturing and possessing a destructive device.

The district attorney, John Haroldson, says the plot was inspired by the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado.

Authorities say they found six explosive devices in a secret compartment under the floor of his bedroom, along with written plans, checklists and a diagram of his school.

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