19-year-old Connor Chargois of Saugerties, New York, was arrested back in February after his then high school caught some disturbing posts that Chargois made to social media. It turns out that Chargois is a columbiner. Again for the uninitiated, a columbiner is someone who admires school shooters and often wants to copy them. Chargois was no different as he posted the following on Instagram.
“I envy Eric (Harris) and Dylan (Klebold),” one post by Chargois said, according to police. “It must’ve been so f—ing fun. They had the right f—ing idea. I’m so full of rage. … Nothing f—ing matters anymore.”
“I feel as though I’m not the type of person you’d want to call your friend, but I firmly believe that you do want to call me your enemy. Just remember: when the sh-t hits the fan, there won’t be any time for mercy.”
The high school he was attending at the time caught wind of these posts and contacted local law enforcement. Police asked if there were any weapons in the household and Chargois’ father, Bruce Chargois, said there weren’t any. Actually, there was this many…
These were all guns that Connor Chargois was building in the house. The elder Chargois took a number of these guns after the police’s initial contact and hid them at his place of business.
Both father and son have pleaded guilty to the various charges against them.
Now hear me out for a moment because I have this radical idea. If your son is posting on social media about how much he admires school shooters just maybe you shouldn’t let him build guns in the basement. Then again, due to the actions of the father, I would imagine that this is probably a family of ‘responsible’ gun owners.
I wonder what dad’s excuse would have been if sonny boy went on to kill a bunch of people.