DuPage police thwart 'Columbine-type' courthouse attack

Daniel McDade

April 8, 2013 4:07:07 PM PDT
The DuPage County Sheriff's office stopped a possible attack on the county's courthouse.

The sheriff's department says Daniel McDade of Lombard was on bail for DUI and was ordered to go to the courthouse for a drug test.

Police say McDade became upset and started posting threatening messages on Facebook, stating he was going to shoot up the courthouse in a "Columbine-type" style.

Detectives found the 31-year-old in Denver, Colorado, where he was taken into custody.

McDade is now awaiting extradition back to Illinois.

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