Three Secondary Students Die in Ohio School Shooting
Suspect likely to be charged as adult
The 17-year-old suspect in a deadly shooting rampage at an Ohio high school was charged last week with killing three students, the first step in proceedings that could see him charged as an adult and facing the possibility of life without parole if convicted.
Residents of the shaken community offered sympathy and support for families and friends of the three students who were killed and two who were wounded, and hundreds of students and their parents gathered at the school when it reopened three days after the Feb. 27 shooting.
A prosecutor said the teenager, Thomas Lane, chose the victims randomly, and no motive had been determined. Mr. Lane admitted taking a .22-caliber pistol and a knife to the 1,100-student Chardon High School, outside of Cleveland, and firing 10 shots at a group of students sitting at a cafeteria table,...
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