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August 23rd, 2013
08:52 PM ET

Oklahoma Mayor: Don't think there is a gang problem

An Oklahoma district attorney says the murder of 23-year-old Christopher Lane was not a hate crime.

911 caller: Oklahoma killing may be gang-related

Three teens - two African-Americans and one white teen - have been arrested in connection with the murder and police say they killed Lane for the fun of it because they were bored.

OutFront: Gene Brown, Mayor of Duncan, Oklahoma.

August 22nd, 2013
09:36 PM ET

Chris Lane Murder Suspect's Sister: He's never been a vicious person

Did boredom lead to murder?

There are new details about what may have motivated three teens to allegedly shoot and kill 23-year-old Australian baseball player Christopher Lane.

Suspect in killing of Australian Chris Lane tweeted: 'time to start taken life's'

Three days before Lane was gunned down from behind while he was jogging, 15-year-old murder suspect, James Edwards Jr. tweeted

OutFront: Rachel Padilla is James Edwards' sister.


Filed under: Australia student killed Oklahoma • Crime • News
August 21st, 2013
09:36 PM ET

"Thrill killing" suspect brandishes gun in photo

Social media posts - including video of 15-year-old James Edwards Jr. brandishing a gun are shedding new light on the teens accused of killing an Australian baseball player.

Two of the three teens are facing first degree murder charges. A third is charged with accessory to murder.

They told police that 22-year-old Christopher Lane was chosen at random when he was gunned down in the street last week.

Outfront: Clinical Psychologist Dr. Jeff Gardere.


Filed under: Australia student killed Oklahoma • Crime • News • Social Media
August 20th, 2013
09:30 PM ET

Police Chief: Oklahoma teens killed Australian man "for the fun of it"

Three Oklahoma teenagers were charged Tuesday for shooting a man to death for fun.

The teens told police that 22-year-old Christopher Lane, an Australian student who was in America on a baseball scholarship was chosen at random when he was gunned down in the street last week.

Police: Australian baseball player killed by Oklahoma teens - just because

In a hearing, 15-year-old James Edward Jr. and 16-year-old Chancey Luna, who allegedly pulled the trigger, where both charged, as adults, with first degree murder.

The third suspect, 17-year-old Michael Jones is charged with accessory, and for driving the car from which the gun was fired.

OutFront: Chief Daniel Ford of the Duncan, Oklahoma police department.