No youth status for teen suspect in football game shooting

No youth status for teen suspect in football game shooting
Deangelo Parnell (Photo source: Mobile Police Department)

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A teenager facing charges in the shooting of nine people two years ago during a high school football game in Alabama will face trial as an adult.

News outlets in Mobile say a judge has ruled that Deangelo Dejuan Parnell will not be granted youthful offender status.

The shooting occurred in Aug. 30, 2019.

Video and photos show the gunfire sent players and onlookers at Ladd-Peebles Stadium running for cover. Nine people were hurt.

Deangelo, who was a 17-year-old LeFlore High School student at the time, turned himself in the next day. He faces nine counts of attempted murder.

He has pleaded not guilty.

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