Shooting At CO School Leaves One Dead, Eight Injured


Terror in a Denver suburb yesterday as two suspects opened fire inside a charter school. While both suspects are in custody, only one is being named – 18-year-old Devon Erickson. A second, juvenile suspect has not yet been identified.

As for the aftermath at STEM School Highlands Ranch, a student who was killed hasn't been identified by officials, though they have confirmed he was 18-years-old. According to NBC News, the young man killed was Kendrick Castillo. Reports say that Castillo died a hero in engaging the shooters.

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock says the suspects students at the school and while there are no other suspects at this time, the investigation continues. When it comes to motive, sources say it went bullying and involved revenge and anger towards others at the school. According to reports, at least one of the suspects has been in therapy and was involved in drugs.

Source: The Denver Channel

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