CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) – The Latest About a Deadly Gunfight at a North Carolina High School (Local):
An affidavit related to a deadly shootout in a North The Carolina High School suggests that a recent battle at a shop could have triggered the shooting.
WSOC-TV in Charlotte reports an affidavit from the Mecklenburg district based on a police action interview with four other boys in front of a grocery store. According to the affidavit, Bobby McKeithen was not involved in the fight, but was asked for his opinion who won.
The affidavit said Cuffie took a gun to school on Monday when teenagers arrived at Butler High School McKeithen slapped Cuffie in the face as they stood in a hallway. According to the affidavit, Cuffie then shot at McKeithen and entered a classroom where a teacher took a bag with his gun.
The police in Matthews, a suburb of Charlotte, said the gun had been reported stolen in August. 19659007] Cuffie appeared in court on Tuesday, charged with first-degree murder. His public defender demanded a low bond and that Cuffie be placed in the custody of his mother. A hearing on this topic is scheduled for 7 November.
A teenager accused of the deadly shootings of a classmate at a high school near Charlotte, North Carolina, for a first appearance in court.
Jatwan Cuffie appeared on Tuesday afternoon in front of the district court in Mecklenburg. He wore a green jumpsuit and shackles at the waist. The sixteen-year-old ninth grader is charged with murdering 16-year-old Bobby McKeithen. Authorities say McKeithen, a 10th-grade student, was shot before classes started Monday at Butler High School in Matthews Township.
Cuffie's face showed almost no emotion when Judge David Strickland addressed him. Fullback Joel Adelman told Strickland that the teenager is not a threat to the community and asked him to set the bond at $ 10,000. He asked to bring Cuffie into the care of his mother with electronic surveillance.
Strickland said a decision on the bond will be made in a hearing on November 7. Cuffie is currently being held without a bond.
The family of a teenager who was fatally shot dead in his high school in North Carolina remembers him as a brother with the "biggest heart" who loved sports and dancing. 16-year-old Bobby McKeithen's family spoke at a press conference on Tuesday, one day after the 10th student was killed before classes began at Butler High School.
The superintendent of Clayton Wilcox, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, said on Monday that the shooting could be linked to bullying, but McKeithen's family The idea that McKeithen was a tyrant denied his opinion.
His mother, Ashley Mewborn, says she worries about her other children and wants the school system to do everything it can to keep the students safe.
Jatwan Craig Cuffie, a 16-year-old student, is expected to face trial on Tuesday in McKeithen's first-degree murder.