Gov. Susana Martinez addresses the media during a press conference Wednesday at Berrendo Middle School. RISD Superintendent Tom Burris, far right, also gave remarks. Berrendo Middle School will resume classes today, after two students were shot Tuesday by another student. Mason Campbell, 12, has been charged with three counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. (Mark Wilson Photo)
District Attorney Janetta Hicks filed charges Wednesday afternoon in 5th District Court against Mason P. Campbell, 12, for the shooting at Berrendo Middle School. He is charged with three counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after he shot and wounded three people, two juveniles and one adult, inside the building.
The petition signed by District Court Judge Freddie Romero states that Mason “intended to injure” the three victims, although New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas called the shootings random during a press conference held Wednesday.
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