Jury selection in the trial of a teen accused of detonating two pipe bombs at a San Mateo County school is scheduled to begin today.
Alexander Youshock has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to seven felony charges, including attempted murder, but doctors have deemed he was sane at the time of the incident.
In August 2009, Youshock allegedly went to his former high school with a 2-foot sword, a chain saw and 10 pipe bombs strapped to a tactical vest with intent to kill staff and students.
Jury selection is scheduled for today and Thursday and as many as two days next week, according to San Mateo County Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti. The trial is scheduled to begin March 7.