transgender teen accused in deadly colorado school shooting wanted revenge
Court documents released on Thursday showed a teenager accused of shooting at a school in Colorado last month, killing a student and injuring eight others in an attempt to retaliate against those who were transgender because he was
Alec McKinney, 16, told police that he recruited a second student, Devon Erickson, 18, to help him in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
The school of Colorado Highland Ranch.
Both teenagers were charged.
Murder and attempted murder in the May 7 riot
The prosecutor accused McKinney of being an adult, but his lawyer was seeking to transfer his case to the juvenile court.
Theresa Slade, a district judge in Daodao county, ordered the entire case file to be sealed until she ruled on Thursday that certain documents could be released.
Two armed with three pistols and 22-
A caliber rifle taken out of Eriksson\'s parents\' gun safe, they broke in with an axe and a crowbar.
According to the warrant affidavit, two teenagers had smoked cocaine before the shooting.
McKinney said he was a woman when he was born, before
The affidavit states that the op transition phase \"targets a student who\" gives him a name and says he is sick of trying to be a person . \".
McKinney told police he had planned a shooting for weeks and he wanted other students to \"go through bad things \"(and)
\"To be as traumatic as he has experienced in his life,\" the affidavit said . \".
Police said McKinney admitted that he had fired two pistols into a classroom until both were empty.
Eriksson told police in an inquiry that when he appeared at the door of the classroom, two students rushed at him, and when a student hit him, the \"Sudden Impact\" caused him to unload the goods waving a pistol.
\"Devon described his shock and said he did not want anyone to be shot,\" the affidavit said . \".
18-year-old cas Rick Castillo was shot after witnesses told police he was one of those accused of the gunman, but it is not clear who shot him.
The document also revealed that the school\'s private security guard did not have a public name, and when a responding officer from the Daowu County sheriff\'s office saw the gun\'s muzzle appear around the corner, he shot him twice.
The affidavit stated that the officer was not shot by gunfire, but was shot by a bullet fired by a security guard and wounded a female student in the classroom next door.