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German Teenager Confesses to Shooting Classmate in Head

Teenager shoots classmate. News. A teenager shot his classmate for reasons that are not yet known. However, it’s reported that his inspiration was serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who killed purely out of a desire to murder. The student confessed to his actions.

Teenager shoots classmate

A German teenager accused of murder has confessed to killing a 14-year-old classmate with a bullet to the head, marking the first time he admitted to the act since his arrest. The 15-year-old’s lawyers read his statement at the Würzburg regional court on Monday during a closed session. However, the shooting was not planned, as reported by Stuttgarter Nachrichten.

The motive for the killing remains unclear. The 15-year-old has been appearing before the Youth Court (Großen Jugendkammer) since May 3. According to the prosecution, he shot the 14-year-old Italian with a pistol at their school grounds in Lohr am Main, Franconia, last September. Both boys attended the same middle school in the small town of Spessart.
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Because the defendant is a minor, the law requires a trial in camera. In juvenile proceedings, the focus is on the idea of ​​education. In the case of murder, the maximum sentence for minors is ten years. Pretrial detention is possible under strict conditions. The murder weapon, a nine-millimeter Ceska CZ 75 pistol, belonged to a 66-year-old man who lived in the same house as the defendant. However, it is still not publicly known how the teenager got hold of the gun.

Due to the defendant being a minor, the law mandates a closed-door trial. In juvenile proceedings, the emphasis is on rehabilitation. For murder cases involving minors, the maximum sentence is ten years. Pretrial detention is feasible under stringent circumstances. The murder weapon, a nine-millimeter Ceska CZ 75 pistol, belonged to a 66-year-old man residing in the same house as the defendant. However, it is still unclear publicly how the teenager obtained the firearm.