Nightly News   |  January 15, 2014

New Details Emerge About School Shooting Suspect

Officials say the 12-year-old who allegedly opened fire in a middle school gym had shot the two victims at random.

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>>> and one day after the shooting in roswell, new mexico, we learn more information about the boy who allegedly opened fire there. he warned some students away just before the attack, the victims, the 11-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl were chosen randomly, the little boy is in critical girl, the girl in satisfactory condition. officials say the boy got the gun from his family's home and had had three rounds on him. it was the teacher in the school that persuaded him to put the gun down and the teacher now is hailed as a hero.