Seattle, Washington – A teenager who pleaded guilty to three felony charges related to the 2022 shooting death of a student at Ingraham High School will spend the next four years of his life at a Juvenile Rehabilitation facility. The boy, who was 14 at the time of the incident on November 8, 2022, was sentenced to remain in incarceration until his 21st birthday.

The King County prosecutors charged the teen with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. The imposed sentence was a result of an agreement among all involved parties. According to court documents, the teen shot a 17-year-old student multiple times in the back after an altercation in one of the school’s bathrooms.

The sentencing for the teen was above the standard sentencing for juvenile court charges. Upon his release at 21, he will be under parole supervision until he turns 23. Another teenager involved in the shooting previously pleaded guilty to second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and first-degree rendering criminal assistance. This second teen, who was 15 at the time of the incident, hid the handgun used in the shooting in his backpack.

He was sentenced to 30 days in detention, 48 hours of community service, and 12 months of community supervision. The tragic incident at Ingraham High School has left a lasting impact on the community, emphasizing the importance of gun safety and addressing mental health needs among students.

As the community continues to heal from the aftermath of the shooting, there are ongoing efforts to implement stricter gun control measures and provide support for mental health services in schools. The conviction of the teens involved serves as a reminder of the need for comprehensive solutions to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.