BOLIVAR, Mo. -- A young man will spend the next 15 years behind bars after plotting to shoot up a Missouri Walmart and movie theater.
A judge sentenced 21-year-old Blake Lammers to 15 years after he pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action. Authorities said Lammers planned to open first at a showing of a Twilight movie back in November of 2012.
His mother called police saying she feared he was planning an attack. She said she was hoping the system would help him rather than send him to jail.
"Yes, he has a personality disorder, so does that justify that we send him to prison because he's a little bit different?" she said. "I don't think it means that we send him away because. He's different. I think we find him help."