documents: school shooting came after troubling behavior
With a black luggage bag on his back, Caleb Sharpe took the bus to a high school in a small town in Washington state. The 15-year-
Old to the second
Authorities say an offensive weapon was taken out of the bag in the floor corridor and tried to load it.
It got stuck and a classmate went up.
According to court documents released on Thursday, the student said: \"I always knew you would shoot the school . \".
\"You know it will cause you trouble.
According to the documents, sharp took out a pistol from his coat pocket, shot his classmate in the abdomen, then shot him on his face and killed him.
The authorities said he then went down the corridor and opened fire on other students or on the ceiling.
Three female students were injured but are expected to survive.
Sharp told police that he was bullied by the dead boy but did not target him specifically.
\"Instead, he will come to school to give everyone a lesson and tell them what happens when you bully others,\" Sharp told investigators, according to the document . \".
Wednesday\'s shooting at Rockford Freeman High School came after Sharp\'s disturbing behavior, which was detailed by documents and his classmates.
They said he brought the school notes about doing \"stupid things\", obsessed with past school shootings, and posted videos online showing him playing with guns.
Sharp, a sophomore, also met with school advisers for suicidal thoughts. Before the shooting, he left a suicide note at home for his parents, an investigator from the Spokane County Sheriff\'s Office wrote in an affidavit.
Freeman High School, with 300 students, did not respond to a call to comment on how they handled Sharp\'s behavior outside of consultation because he wanted to hurt himself.
The Associated Press generally does not name a teen suspect, but does so because of the seriousness of the charges and because Sharp\'s name is published in public documents and is widely used in local media.
In a statement on Thursday, his family asked for prayers for the people involved and for privacy.
According to a statement issued by lawyer Bevan Maxey, \"the Sharp family wants to express its deepest condolences and sympathy to the entire Freeman community . \".
\"They were also destroyed as a family.
Authorities say the teenager took the weapons from his father\'s gun safe and he knew the combination of them.
The document says he kept shooting and hit three students until the pistol got stuck.
The record shows that he put it down and surrendered to an incoming gatekeeper, Joe Bowen, who ordered him to land on the ground and detained him for use by the authorities.
Ozzie Knezovich, Spokane County sheriff, called Bowen a \"real hero\" and walked into the FireWire.
Sharp has been arrested and has not yet appeared in juvenile court.
Sharp showed some of his classmates know how to play with guns in social media videos he posted online.
In a video, sharp and a friend showed a few guns, including weapons that looked like an air gun and an actual rifle, and performed a scene where they were looking for an imaginary
According to classmate and friend Michael Harper, he also took notes earlier in the school year saying he would do \"stupid things\" and could be killed or imprisoned.
Some students remind counselors, 15-year-
The old man told The Associated Press, but it was not clear what school officials had done about it.
When asked if a warning signal was missed, Knezovich said, \"they always miss it\" and the school should not be blamed.
He said the sheriff\'s office did not receive advance information about sharp.
The student who was killed, a 15-year-
The eldest two students are still mourning the accidental death of his father, who was crushed to death under the car home where he worked in June.
\"Half of her family is gone,\" Knezovich said of the victim\'s mother . \".
Harper said Sharp had a lot of friends and said he was \"nice, funny and weird.
He also said the teenager was obsessed with other school shootings and watched many documentaries about crime.
\"It looks like he prefers the school\'s shooting culture,\" says Knezovich . \".