VENTURA (AP) — Jury selection begins next month in the first-degree murder trial of a Southern California teenager for the classroom shooting of a gay 15-year-old.

A Ventura County judge this week set May 16 for the start of Brandon McInerney’s trial.

The now-17-year-old McInerney is being tried as an adult for the Feb. 12, 2008, shooting death of Larry King at E.O. Green School in Oxnard. McInerney is also charged with a hate crime because he allegedly had adopted white supremacist views and King professed to be gay.

The Ventura County Star says the jury will be selected from a pool of Santa Barbara County residents. Testimony will be heard in Ventura.

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Comments (3)
  1. Teufel Wolf says:

    Glad they are prosecuting him as an adult. I hope he gets lethal injection. The only good gay basher is a dead one.

    1. Jose says:

      Be careful now. Don’t go down to their level. We must all love each other like that &&$&@() book, the bible tells us too LOL! F$&@. Everybody! Especially that gay hater