11-year-old accused of shooting, injuring 2 teens at football practice is denied home detention
APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — An 11-year-old who is accused of taking a gun from his mother’s vehicle and shooting two teens following an argument at football practice will remain in custody for three more weeks, a judge in Florida ruled Wednesday.
The child began sobbing after the judge ruled against a request for home detention, Orlando television stations reported. He is charged with one count of attempted second-degree murder.
The child’s attorney, Robert Mandell, did not immediately respond to an email from The Associated Press seeking comment. But he told...