facebook
twitter
search
search

Youth in Ohio shooting pleads not guilty

June 8, 2012 at 4:09 PM

CHARDON, Ohio, June 8 (UPI) -- A teenager accused of shooting up the school cafeteria at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio, pleaded innocent Friday.

Three of T.J. Lane's schoolmates were killed and three others injured in the Feb. 27 shootings as they waited for a bus to take them to an alternative school, Lake Academy in Willoughby.

Lane, 17, was indicted on adult charges of aggravated murder, attempted murder and felonious assault earlier this week. Geauga County Common Pleas Judge Forrest Burt ordered Lane held on $1 million bond.

The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported the case likely will hinge on sanity issues.

Police said Lane admitted to the shootings, using a semi-automatic handgun he had taken from an uncle's home.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korea: Airport terminal is 'new face' of country
Texas AG Ken Paxton facing first-degree felony fraud charges
Kurds plan to carve state out of Iraq after fighting stops, leaders say
Anonymous calls for #MillionPersonMarch on Independence Day
Paraguayan song pays tribute to Pope Francis, goes viral