A 13-year-old is accused of planning a mass shooting at Temple Israel, a Jewish synagogue. The teen faces juvenile counts of inducing panic and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors. The boy’s trial is set for Dec. 20 in Stark County Family Court. The suspect “did create a detailed plan to complete a mass shooting at the Temple Israel on the Discord platform which was reported to law enforcement and required an immediate investigatory response and notification of public individuals and agencies including the school system which caused significant public alarm within those agencies,” according to a court filing in the case. Discord is an online platform for group chats. Rising antisemitism: With more than 800 antisemitic acts since Oct. 7, Jewish student groups plead for Biden’s help The threat was discovered around Sept. 1 in Plain Township, according to court records. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

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