CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – A judge has released some documents in the case of threats made against Mountain Vista High School by two students. In the documents, one of the girls wrote in her journal that she wished she had taken part in the Columbine shooting.
A hearing for Sienna Johnson, one of the two students, was scheduled to take place on Friday but it was rescheduled to late next month. Before then, the other defendant — Brooke Higgins — will be sentenced. She pleaded guilty late last year.
Documents related to Higgins’ case would have been released on her Feb. 8 sentencing date.
The judge agreed Friday to allow the release of those documents after the prosecution said the public should see them.
The documents were unsealed Friday afternoon and detailed the pact between the girls to carry out the shooting.
According to the arrest affidavit, the two teen girls were planning a shooting at their high school on Dec. 17, 2015 with one of the girls planning to kill her mother and sister prior to the shooting at the school.
The girls were then planning to commit suicide after the shooting at the high school.
According to the affidavit, Higgins’ journal was recovered from her room in the home. After reading it, the investigator detailed that according to the journal, Higgins had been using cocaine and was extremely sad. She also wrote that “a day did not go by that she did not think about killing herself or the people around her” and that she wished “she had done Columbine with Eric and Dylan” and that “they were incredibly smart” and everything in Eric’s journal made sense to her.
According to the affidavit, the girls had planned to move the original attack date of Dec. 17, 2015 to January 2016 because they “didn’t have any weapons and would still need practice.”