Judge: School shooting case will not go to juvenile court

URBANA, Ohio (WDTN) –The teen accused in a school shooting in Champaign County that injured two students and pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity was in court Wednesday.

2 NEWS cameras were in court when Attorney Dennis Lieberman filed a motion to send 17-year-old Ely Serna back to juvenile court but the judge declined it.

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In addition, Lieberman said the defense plans to call 35 witnesses for this case.

Serna is accused of shooting two students inside West Liberty-Salem High School in January 2017.

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Serna is expected to appear in court February 13 and April 10.

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