T.J. Lane

Judge: Administrators not liable for Ohio school shooting

Five former administrators at a northeastern Ohio school district where three high school students were fatally shot and a fourth permanently disabled are not liable for the shootings six years ago, a judge presiding over a lawsuit filed on behalf of the victims ruled Thursday.

The administrators, including the district's superintendent, were the last remaining defendants in a lawsuit filed after student T.J. Lane opened fire in the Chardon High School cafeteria while waiting to catch a bus to an alternative school on Feb. 27, 2012. The students, 16-year-old Daniel Parmertor, 16-year-old Russell King Jr. and 17-year-old Demetrius Hewlin, were killed. Seventeen-year-old Nick...