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Teen gets 9 months in juvenile camp for Gardena High shooting

A Gardena High School student being taken into custody in January 2011 after a gun in his backpack went off on campus, injuring two other students.
April 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Gardena High School student whose gun went off on campus, injuring two classmates, has been sentenced to nine months in juvenile camp.

The sentence was handed down Monday after the 17-year-old admitted to felony counts of possessing and discharging a firearm in a school zone.

The incident happened in January when police said the teenager brought a loaded 9-mm gun in his backpack.

The gun went off in class, injuring two 15-year-old students.


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