West Liberty school shooting suspect to appear in court Friday

The file photo shoes Ely Ray Serna in a Champaign County Court on January 23. (WDTN FILE Photo/Jake Ryle)

URBANA, Ohio (WDTN) – The teen accused of a shooting in a Champaign County school is now scheduled to appear in court Friday for a hearing in the case.

17-year-old Ely Ray Serna is to appear before a judge in juvenile court Friday for a hearing on filings that have been made in the case.

Serna is accused of shooting two students at West Liberty-Salem High School on January 20 critically injuring 16-year-old Logan Cole. Another student received minor injuries.

READ MORE: Officials: ‘More would have been wounded’ in school shooting if not for staff, deputies

Prosecutors have indicated they’ll ask for Serna to be tried in adult court.

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