Coolidge HS Shooting Suspect Charged, To Be In Court Next Week

11:09 AM, Sep 21, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Seventeen-year-old Brandon Smothers, accused of a shooting another student at Coolidge High School in Northwest, is being held in jail pending a preliminary hearing next Friday.

A teenager was hit by a bullet while pushing other students out of the way. He suffered multiple non-life threatening injuries.

A friend of both students said the shooting started over an argument over who was better-dressed.

Smothers has been charged with assault with intent to murder while armed and assault with intent to kill while armed.

You can read the charging document at the PDF link attached to this story.

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