Prosecutor: Ohio school shooter chose random victims
ASSOCIATED PRESS February 28, 2012 7:40AM
A distraught Ava Polaski, a sophomore, leaves school grounds with her mother Misty Polaski following a shooting in Chardon, Ohio on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. A teenager described as a bullied outcast at Chardon High School opened fire in the cafeteria Monday morning, killing one student and wounding four others before being caught a short distance away, authorities said. The suspect, whose name was not released, was arrested near his car a half-mile away, the FBI said. He was not immediately charged. (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, Thomas Ondrey) MANDATORY CREDIT
Updated: February 28, 2012 3:25PM
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says the 17-year-old suspect in a fatal Ohio school shooting didn’t know his victims and chose them randomly.
Prosecutor David Joyce said at Tuesday’s hearing in Chardon, Ohio, that suspect T.J. Lane admitted firing 10 shots at Chardon High School.
At the hearing, Judge Timothy Grendell imposed a gag order on opposing attorneys at the prosecutor’s request and told the media not to photograph the boy’s face. He is a juvenile.
The boy was ordered held for at least the next 15 days. Prosecutors have until March 1 to charge him.