A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting. A semi-automatic handgun possibly used in the shooting was found in the teen’s backpack.
MATCH – Editor’s Note: The video above about a fatal shooting at Ingraham High School in Seattle originally aired on November 8, 2022.
The two suspects are expected to appear in court for the first time on Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting at Ingraham High School a day earlier. A 14-year-old suspect gave up on the first appearance, but a 15-year-old suspect appeared in court.
A student was shot at the school Tuesday morning just before 10 a.m. and died of their injuries later that day.
The judge found probable cause for the 14-year-old suspect to be detained on possible grounds of first-degree murder, second-degree unlawful possession and possession of a dangerous weapon at a school facility. .
A 15-year-old suspect was also arrested in connection with the shooting. The 15-year-old boy was arrested along with the suspected shooter on a bus in King Metro County. Prosecutors said a semi-automatic handgun, possibly used by the suspect, was found in the 15-year-old boy’s backpack.
A judge found probable cause to detain him for second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and aiding a first-degree crime.
The judge sided with the King County Prosecutor’s Office and ruled that both teens should be detained before formal charges were filed Monday, according to a spokesman.
Police received reports of a shooting at the school around 9:55 a.m. Tuesday. When officers arrived, they found a student with a gunshot wound and provided medical assistance until Seattle Fire Department personnel arrived to take the victim to the hospital.
Police secure the school and continue to search for the suspect, who fled the campus. The suspects were later arrested after being found on a King Metro County bus on 145 and Aurora.
The identity of the student who died has not yet been released.
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