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Wyoming student faces 9 counts of attempted murder


November 16, 2018

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The 14-year-old junior high student who brought two handguns and 36 rounds of ammunition to a Wyoming school and threatened to shoot another student and staff members faces nine counts of attempted first-degree murder.

Each of the nine counts is for a potential victim who was identified as someone the student intended to target because he was unhappy with them or was in the classroom where the student planned to commit the shooting, Gillette Police Lt. Brent Wasson said.

The Campbell County Attorney's Office declined to say whether the teen, whose name hasn't been re...

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