Judge denies motion for Ely Serna to be moved back to juvenile court
URBANA, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Judge Nick Selvaggio denied a motion Wednesday for the teen accused in the West Liberty-Salem shooting to be moved back to juvenile court.
A judge had ordered Serna to be tried as an adult when he appeared in court June 7. The teen has pleaded not guilty be reason of insanity to charges including attempted murder in connection with the January 2017 shooting.
Serna is accused of firing shots inside the high school in West Liberty, injuring two students. His jury trial is set to begin April 10, and a "suppression" of evidence is scheduled for February 13.