Chardon Shooting Suspect Moved to Adult Jail
T.J. Lane, 17. (Photo Credit: Fox 8 News)
CHARDON, Ohio — The suspect accused of carrying out a deadly shooting at Chardon High School has been moved to an adult detention facility.
According to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, 17-year-old T.J. Lane was transferred to Geauga County Safety Center on Monday.
The Portage-Geauga Detention Center, where Lane has been held since his arrest, requested the move.
Lane is charged with aggravated murder, attempted aggravated murder and felonious assault in connection to the February shooting at Chardon High School.
Lane has pleaded not guilty to firing the shots that killed Daniel Parmertor, 16, Demetrius Hewlin, 17, and Russell King, Jr., 17 on Feb. 27.
He is also accused of wounding students Joy Rickers and Nick Walczak. A sixth student, Nate Mueller, was grazed by a bullet.
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