Los Angeles Times

Boy charged in school shooting


Police charged a 17-yearold boy with four counts of first-degree murder and seven counts of attempted murder in a mass shooting at a school and home in a remote aboriginal community in western Canada, officials said.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Supt. Grant St. Germaine said nine people were shot in the school, including a teacher’s aide who died at the scene and a teacher who died in a hospital. He said seven people wounded in Friday’s shooting at the school were hospitaliz­ed.

Police said two brothers, 17 and 13, were shot dead in a home before the gunman headed to La Loche Community School.

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