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John David LaDue, 17, allegedly planned an attack to kill his family then carry out a gun and bomb attack at Waseca Junior/Senior High School. He was apprehended after a woman called 911 after she saw him enter a storage locker and shut the door behind him.

Teen who planned Waseca school massacre: 'I think I'm really mentally ill'


Waseca, MN (CNN) -- John David LaDue readily admits he came from a good home and says he was never bullied.

But something in him drove the 17-year-old Minnesotan toward an obsessively detailed plot -- one in which, he said, he wanted to kill his family, set off bombs at a school and then shoot students.

"I think I'm really mentally ill," he told police. "And no one has noticed. I've been trying to hide it."

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