The trial of a California teenager accused of fatally shooting a gay classmate at school is drawing to a close, with the defense trying to chip away at the prosecution’s argument that the killing was a hate crime fueled by homophobia and white supremacist sympathies.
A prosecution expert says a California teenager’s white supremacist ideology is the primary reason the murder defendant shot to death a 15-year-old gay classmate.
Prosecutors say Brandon McInerney is a white supremacist who was lying in wait to kill 15-year-old Larry King because he was openly gay. But a friend of McInerney, who is black, testified Thursday that’s not the case at all.
A Gardena High School student was sentenced to nine months in juvenile camp today after bringing a gun to campus that discharged in his backpack and injured two students.
A school janitor told investigators he went home and got a gun before returning to an elementary school and killing the principal who he thought had fired him several hours earlier, authorities said Thursday.
Lawyers for a boy who was shot at a Los Angeles high school blame a lack of security for allowing the gun to be smuggled into class.
A Gardena High School student is in custody after a gun reportedly discharged in his backpack and injured two people.
Three construction workers who tackled a suspected gunman on a Southern California school playground have been greeted with hugs from parents and children.