Sammie Chavez, teen accused of plotting shooting at Bartlesville High School, pleads not guilty

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - A teen boy charged with plotting a shooting spree at Bartlesville High School last year appeared before a judge Wednesday for arraignment.

Sammie Chavez, 18, was arrested Dec. 14, 2012 after police received a tip he was planning a shooting at the school.

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A search of his home uncovered a gun, drugs and writings.

The teen was deemed fit to stand trial after undergoing a court-ordered competency hearing.

Chavez entered a not guilty plea Wednesday. He remains in the Washington County Jail on $1 million bond.

The next court date is scheduled for July 22.

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