School officials met with suspect, parents hours before deadly shooting: Report

Officials met with the Crumbley family hours before the shooting, as well as the day before.

Updated: December 1, 2021 - 5:23pm

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School officials met with Ethan Crumbley and his parents hours before the 15-year-old allegedly shot and killed four students and wounded seven others Tuesday at Oxford High School, near Detroit.

Fox 2 Detroit reported that the sophomore and his parents, James and Jennifer Crumbley, also met with school officials the Monday before the shooting to discuss Ethan’s behavior. 

“The meeting on Monday was done regarding a concerning incident. Tuesday's meeting was regarding violent drawings made by [Ethan] Crumbley,” Fox 2 reported.

Crumbley recorded a video the night before the mass shooting where he discussed killing students, Oakland County Sheriff’s Lt. Tim Willis stated. 

Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald said she is seeking to charge Crumbley as an adult. Charges include terrorism, four counts of first-degree murder, and firearm-related offenses.

Charges are also being considered against James and Jennifer Crumbley.

The four students who died are Hana St. Juliana, 14, Tate Myre, 16, Justin Shilling, 17, and Madisyn Baldwin, 17.

Officials have not released a motive.

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