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Mum foils US gunman's plot to attack Twilight screening

Published on Nov 17, 2012 5:55 AM
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CHICAGO (AFP) - A Missouri mother foiled her son's plot to kill people at the latest Twilight film when she told police he was off his medication and had bought assaults weapons, court documents showed on Friday.

Police found Blaec Lammers, 20, at a Sonic fast food restaurant on Thursday after his mother told them she was worried because the guns he'd purchased were similar to those used in the recent massacre at a Colorado screening of Batman.

Lammers went quietly to the police station where he initially told detectives that he bought the guns to go hunting, a probable cause statement said.

But he opened up when they began discussing recent shootings and said he "had a lot in common" with the shooters.

 
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