More details are emerging about the shooting rampage at Chardon High School in Ohio on Monday and also about the alleged shooter, 17-year-old student T.J. Lane.
Russell King Jr., 17, Daniel Parmertor, 16, and Demetrius Hewlin, 16, were killed and two other students were wounded when Lane allegedly opened fire in the Chardon High School cafeteria around 7:30 a.m.
Officials released a series of 911 calls on Tuesday that revealed the chaos at the scene.
"We got shots fired ... multiple gunshots. We need to get out of here . . . Everyone's running away," one woman is heard telling a police dispatcher, Fox News reported.
"He just pulled out a gun and started firing upon 500 kids, all in the lunchroom," a student said in another call to 911, according to Fox News. "I saw him take out two and then I was gone. I was out of there," said another.
Hewlin's parents appeared on ABC today, saying they had forgiven Lane for the murder of their son.
"I would tell him I forgive him because, a lot of times, they don't know what they're doing. That's all I'd say," Hewlin's mother Phyllis Ferguson told ABC News.
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Lane’s neighbor Steve Sawczak, a pastor who works with troubled children, told the Associated Press that Lane “is an average kind of kid.” He added, "We’re all absolutely stunned.”
Lane lived with his grandparents, who have custody of him, and Sawczak said they were actively involved in his and his sister’s life, often taking them to school events, the AP reported.
Prosecutor David Joyce sketched a different picture in remarks after a court hearing on Tuesday. "This is not about bullying. This is not about drugs," Joyce said, according to the AP. "This is someone who’s not well, and I’m sure in our court case we’ll prove that to all of your desires and we’ll make sure justice is done here in this county."