NBC News reports:
A Portland man was arrested for allegedly planning a shooting at a rock climbing festival over the weekend in Oregon, authorities said. Samson Zebturiah Garner, 39, was arrested Thursday after “evidence of a planned attack,” including a rifle and two handguns, were found in his vehicle.
Garner was allegedly planning to attack a three day climbing festival taking place from Oct. 20-22 at the Smith Rock State Park. He was arrested on charges of attempted murder, attempted assault of the first and second degree, and unlawful use of a weapon, the sheriff’s office said.
The event, known as the Smith Rock Craggin Classic, invites “all levels of climbers, ages, races, gender identifications, and abilities” to a series of clinics, workshops and speeches.
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