The parents of a 15-year-old Oxford shooter have fled police. Emergency services finally succeeded in arresting the couple in the old industrial building.
+++ Update, 9:35 am: Police say the parents of the Oxford shooter have been arrested. The couple were hiding in an industrial building in Detroit, among other things, according to a CNN report. Authorities learned of the building from a parent’s vehicle parked in front of the building.
Meanwhile, the parents’ lawyer contacted the police. According to him, the two left the city “for their own safety” and did not run.
USA: The shooter’s parents escape – FBI launches human hunt
+++ Update, 9.10 am: The parents of a 15-year-old gunman from Oxford are still at large. According to the American news broadcaster CNN, they turned off their cell phones and withdrew $ 4,000 from an ATM in Rochester Hills, Michigan. After that, there was no trace of the two of them. Police and the FBI have already begun the hunt.
Rochester Hills, Michigan, is about 25 kilometers from Oxford. There, on Tuesday, the couple’s 15 – year – old son shot and killed four fellow students at a school. The boy is in police custody. There are four murder cases against him. His parents were also charged with negligent murder.
USA: Oxford sniper’s parents escape arrest
First Report: MICHIGAN – A 15-year-old boy has shot and killed four people at a school in Michigan. It was in that law United States* The world shook. Shortly after the boy’s arrest, U.S. officials also laid charges against the parents. The judiciary has charged Jennifer and James Crumble with four counts of negligent murder. Responsible attorney Karen McDonald announced Friday. But the parents escaped without arrest and are currently on the run from the police.
As far as we know, four days before the frenzy, the boy’s father bought him a murder weapon. According to attorney McDonald, the mother of the offender is said to have described the weapon, a semi-automatic pistol, as a “Christmas gift” to her son on online sites.
Michigan: The parents of the Oxford shooter have fled
Currently he and his wife are in hiding. The whereabouts of the Michigan gunman’s parents are unknown. The FBI is working with local police to find the two men. “We’ll take her into custody soon,” Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said, according to AFP. “You can not shirk your responsibility in this tragedy.”
On Tuesday, the couple’s 15-year-old son opened fire on his classmates at his school in the small town of Oxford, north of Detroit. He killed four teenagers, aged 14 and 17, and wounded seven others. After the attack, the boy was arrested without protest and later charged with four counts of murder and terrorism. Under the Adult Criminal Code, a teenager must be prosecuted. He faces a life sentence.
Michigan obsession: Parents ignored many traces
According to the investigation, there were already several suspicious signs in the boy’s behavior. For example, a 15-year-old boy was invited to a conversation with his parents by the school administration after he found maps with violent fantasies on his desk. “Thoughts do not stop. Help me,” read the picture of a pistol.
The day this conversation took place. But the parents refused to bring their son home. The 15-year-old boy then returned to class. He then took a gun hidden in a bag in the school restroom and fired. According to police, the 15-year-old recorded the video on his cellphone the evening before the crime, which announced the attack the next day.
Charges against the parents of an Oxford shooter
“It’s outrageous for parents to read these words and at the same time know that their son has a deadly weapon they gave him and I think it’s a crime,” said District Attorney McDonald. He also alleged that the parents did not verify that the teenager had a gun.
Prosecutors said the charges against James and Jennifer Crumble were “intended to hold those responsible responsible for the tragedy and to send a message to gun owners that they are responsible.” (Dil / afp)
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