Those attending the Pokemon World Championship are able to breathe a sigh of relief after a crisis was averted. According to news reports:
BOSTON — Police said Sunday they thwarted what could have been a massacre at the Pokemon World Championship held here this weekend.
Boston police arrested James Austin Stumbo, 27, and Kevin Norton, 18, on Saturday “because of threats of violence made over social media.” When police searched Stumbo and Norton’s vehicle parked in a garage several blocks from the Pokemon event, they found found a shotgun, AR-15 assault rifle, a hunting rifle, and 250 rounds of ammunition.
Stumbo and Norton are charged with several firearm charges including unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.
Thankfully no one was hurt.
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