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Student kills 4, wounds 7 with father's gun at east Michigan high school

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Student kills 4, wounds 7 with father's gun at east Michigan high school


Story by Associated Press, Riley Mack
Published on January 9, 2022 5:18 AM
 
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing four students and wounding seven other people, including a teacher, authorities said.

The suspect has now been identified as Ethan Crumbley, an Oxford resident. He will be tried as an adult on multiple charges and will be transferred to an adult corrections center, where he will stay in isolation. He pled not guilty in court Wednesday.

The victims who died have been identified as Tate Myre, a 16-year-old student, Hana St. Juliana, a 14-year-old student, Madisyn Baldwin, a 17-year-old student, and Justin Shilling, a 17-year-old student.

The Oakland Sheriff's Office said Justin Shilling died at the hospital Wednesday morning.

One deputy loaded Myre, who was critically injured, into his vehicle to bring him to the hospital. He died in the deputy's car.

Several of the victims are suffering life-threatening injuries, including one 14-year-old girl who is on a ventilator.

The teacher who was hit by gunfire has been released from the hospital with a graze wound on her left shoulder. A deputy has been assigned to each of the affected families.

Oakland County Undersheriff Mike McCabe said at a news conference that he didn't know what Crumbley's motives were for the attack at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, a community of about 22,000 people roughly 30 miles north of Detroit.

Crumbley was in class on Tuesday prior to the shooting, police said. His parents were summoned to a meeting at the school just a few hours before the bloodshed.

While presenting charges to the judge, Lt. Tim Willis with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office said...