KFSM in Fort Smith is reporting
that police have uncovered an alleged plot
by a 13-year-old student at East Hills Middle School in Greenwood in which, police say, the boy planned to kill three other students and himself.
Police say one of the boy's classmates learned of his plans and told a parent, who called the authorities.
Greenwood is in Sebastian County,
just southeast of Fort Smith, near the Arkansas/Oklahoma border.