Victims testify as Kentucky school shooter tries to get parole after 25 years in prison | Ap


LEXINGTON, Ky. β€” Victims who survived a school shooting 25 years ago spoke to members of the Kentucky Parole Board on Monday as the board weighed the possibility of granting release to a man who killed three people and injured five others when he opened fire in a high school in 1997.

A two-day parole hearing for 39-year-old Michael Carneal began Monday morning. Carneal was 14 at the time of the shooting. After being convicted, he was sentenced to life in prison with the opportunity for parole after 25 years, making him eligible for release this December.

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