Texas teen charged with plotting IS-inspired shooting at mall

Texas teen charged with plotting IS-inspired shooting at mallA 17-year-old boy in Plano, Texas, has been arrested and charged with plotting a mass shooting inspired by the Islamic State at a shopping mall, law enforcement agencies said on Wednesday. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and police said high-school student Matin Azizi-Yarand had planned the attack for mid-May and had sought to recruit others for the shooting. The FBI and local authorities in Collin County, Texas, said that at the time of his arrest, Azizi-Yarand had sent “more than $ 1,400 to others” to buy weapons and tactical gear.



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