Michigan high school shooting: Prosecutor details chilling progression of events

The parents of Ethan Crumbley, the suspected shooter at Oxford High School in Michigan, have each been charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter.

Four students were killed in the shooting, and six other students and a teacher were wounded.
In announcing the charges Friday, Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald laid out a disturbing timeline in explaining why James and Jennifer Crumbley were charged in the shooting deaths.
      I want to be really clear that these charges are intended to hold the individuals who contributed to this tragedy accountable,” マクドナルドは言った, “and also send a message that gun owners have a responsibility.

        金曜日, 11月 26: The father buys the gun

          James Crumbley purchased the gun, A 9 mm Sig Sauer SP2022 semi-automatic pistol, on Black Friday, 11月 26, at a shooting goods store in Oxford. A store employee confirmed that Crumbley’s son, イーサン, was with him, 検察官は言った.
          On or around the same day, Ethan Crumbley posted a photo on social media with the caption: “Just got my new beauty today. SIG SAUER 9mm.The post included heart emoji, マクドナルドは言った.
          On or around November 27, Jennifer Crumbley posted on social media: “mom and son day testing out his new Christmas present.

          The day before the shooting: Ethan Crumbley’s online search alarms a teacher

          The day before the shooting, a teacher at Oxford High School saw Ethan Crumbley searching online for ammunition on his phone. When the teacher reported that to school officials, the school left Jennifer Crumbley a voicemail. There was no reply.
          The school then sent an email to the parents, and again there was no reply from either of them.
          後で, Jennifer Crumbley, exchanged texts with her son, 言って “LOL I’m not mad at you. You have to learn not to get caught.

          The day of the shooting, a teacher finds an alarming note Ethan Crumbley had written

          11月 30, the day of the shooting, Ethan Crumbley’s teacher came across a note thatalarmed her to the point that she took a picture of it on her cell phone,” 検察官は言った.
          The note containeda drawing of a semiautomatic handgun pointing at the words ‘the thoughts won’t stop help me,'” and it included a drawing of a bullet withblood everywherewritten above it, マクドナルドは言った.
          Between the drawing of the gun and the bullet is a drawing of a person who appears to have been shot twice and bleeding. Below that figure is a drawing of a laughing emoji,” マクドナルドは言った.
          The note also hadmy life is useless” そして “the world is deadscrawled on it, 彼女は言いました.
          The parents were called to the school right away. A school counselor took Ethan Crumbley and his backpack to the office. それまでに, the drawing had been altered: The gun drawing, the bloody figure and the words “助けて,” “My life is useless,” “The world is dead” そして “blood everywherehad been scratched out.

          Parents are ordered to get counseling for their son

          The parents were shown the drawing and told they must get counseling for their son within 48 時間, マクドナルドは言った.
          The parents did not ask where the gun was and didn’t inspect his backpack for it, which he had with him, 彼女は言いました.
          The parentsresistedthe idea of taking their son out of school, and they left without him. He returned to the classroom, マクドナルドは言った.
          CNN this week has attempted to reach Crumbley’s parents and is attempting to identify their attorney and a new attorney for their son.

          Ethan Crumbley is seen on surveillance footage with a gun

          Just before 1 午後. that day, school surveillance cameras showed Ethan Crumbley with a backpack, and a minute later, exiting a bathroom without it and with a gun in hand.
          He began firing outside the bathroom, proceeding down the hallway at amethodical pace,” shooting inside classrooms and at students who hadn’t escaped, according to prosecutor Marc Keast.
          で 1:22 午後. that day, Jennifer Crumbley texted her son: “イーサン, don’t do it.
          But by that point, four students had already been fatally wounded and six injured, and her son had surrendered to law enforcement.
            で 1:37 午後, James Crumbley called 911, saying a gun was missing from his house, and he believed his son may be the shooter.
            The gun had been storedunlocked in a drawer in James and Jennifer’s bedroom,” マクドナルドは言った.