Teen suspect in Richmond middle school shooting identified; mother called 911


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    RICHMOND, Ind. (WKEF/WRGT) - Students were not in class Friday morning at Dennis Intermediate School in Richmond after police say an armed teen shot his way into the building Thursday and ultimately took his own life.

    On Friday the Wayne County Coroner's Office identified the teen as Brandon Clegg, 14, of Richmond, and the preliminary autopsy results show the manner of death was a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    Before Clegg arrived at the school on northwest 7th Street Thursday morning, police were ready for him, thanks to a tip called in letting officers know something was going to happen. Police credit the tip with saving other students' lives.

    State Police onfirmed that the 911 call made that let them know about the danger was made by the suspect's mother.

    A motive for the incident has not yet been released.

    Dennis Intermediate will remain closed on Monday, December 17, as the investigation continues.

    Teen suspect takes own life in shooting at middle school in Richmond, Indiana

    RICHMOND, Indiana (WKEF/WRGT) - Many questions remain Thursday afternoon after police say a 14-year-old boy shot his way into a middle school in Richmond, Indiana , ultimately shooting and killing himself. "Today"s a tragic day in Richmond," mayor Dave Snow said in an afternoon briefing with police and school authorities.

    Richmond Community School has scheduled a media update on Friday afternoon.

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