No Charges for Students Who Aided Gardena High Gunman
The two students who were arrested Tuesday for aiding the suspected gunman at Gardena High after his gun discharged and he fled from the classroom will not face charges, according to KTLA.
A 16-year-old girl is believed to have taken the suspect's backpack and a 15-year-old boy is believed to have given the suspect his sweatshirt and money for bus fare to leave campus. The D.A. doesn't believe there is enough evidence to make the charges stick.
The 17-year-old who brought his gun to school will face felony charges and if convicted as an adult, he could face up to seven years in prison. If he is convicted as a juvenile, he will face only nine months of detention.
The two students injured in the accidental shooting are "showing improvement" and the girl critically wounded by a gunshot to the head opened her eyes for the first time yesterday.