15-year-old accused in deadly NC high school shooting was shot 9 times over summer, attorney says; judge denies bond
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — An legal professional for the 15-calendar year-outdated billed in the Mount Tabor Superior College taking pictures claimed the teenager feared for his lifetime immediately after he was shot nine times more than the summer time.
Evans appeared in courtroom Thursday as his lawyer asked for a $4,000 to $35,000 bond. The choose dominated to offer you Evans no bond.
In the course of the hearing, his legal professional mentioned that the shooting was not a “faculty shooting,” but a particular dispute between two persons that took place to unfold at a faculty.
Evans was shot 9 times in a dispute around the summer time. His legal professional said he skipped school the day in advance of the Sept. 1 taking pictures out of a ongoing worry for his security.
The defense said the target, William Miller Jr., allegedly threatened Evans’s life the morning of the taking pictures and that he would “end the job,” referring to the shooting in excess of the summer season. The protection stated the sufferer had gang ties.
District Legal professional Jim O’Neill, contacting for the decide to rule no bond, explained online video proof specifically contradicts the defense’s clarification. Video reportedly exhibits Evans walking down the hallway, pulling a gun from his backpack and firing at Williams. Evans then ran from the university and allegedly presented a further university student income for a journey off-campus. The DA claimed Evans experienced the know-how to get rid of outfits and proof of a shooting.
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When the prosecution pointed out that Evans refused to assistance establish his shooters above the summertime, the defense responded, “They just experimented with to kill him.”
Evans is accused of capturing and killing Miller on Sept. 1 at Mount Tabor Substantial University. Authorities had been known as to the university shortly after noon on a report of a shooting. Evans was uncovered within the school with a gunshot wound. The pupil was taken to the clinic wherever he died from his accidents. No other pupils were shot. Miller was arrested that day.
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