Oxford High School gunman Ethan Crumbley has pleaded not guilty and is being held in isolation in the Oxford County Jail.
While the judge verbally enumerated the 24 charges against the 15-year-old, he remained largely silent during the virtual indictment until he replied that he understood the allegations made against him. His parents were also on Zoom during the indictment.
Crumbley is formally charged: 12 cases of possession of a firearm to commit a crime, 4 cases of first degree murder, 7 cases of assault with intent to murder, and 1 case of terrorism.
As previously reported, Ethan Crumbley is charged with killing four students and injuring eight other people, including a teacher, on Tuesday morning. The defendant walked the hallways of the school with a semi-automatic pistol that his father bought on Black Friday.
Ethan and his parents reportedly met with school officials hours before the mass shooting, according to Sheriff Michael Bouchard.
Crumbley also posted a cryptic message on social media prior to the school shooting.
“And it seems the signs were there on social media. Before its pages were removed, the alleged shooter posted a countdown that looked like a countdown.
Prosecutor Karen McDonald also stated that her office is considering bringing charges against the parents. More information will be shared at a later date.
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