3 OK teenagers who shot baseball player becuase they were bored, not charged with hate crime
POSTED: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 5:25pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 26, 2013 - 12:07pm
CNN — An Australian baseball player gunned down in Oklahoma was not targeted because of his race.
That's according to the district attorney involved in the case.
DA Jason Hicks says there is no evidence to support race was the primary motive in Christopher Lane's murder.
Three teenagers, James Edwards Jr., Chancey Luna and Michael Jones, are charged in Lane's death.
Authorities say they shot the 23-year-old while he was out jogging.
One of the teenagers told police they decided to kill somebody because "they were bored."