Wisconsin School Fatal Shooting

Authorities say a 15-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing a high-school principal today had been disciplined yesterday for having tobacco in the school.

According to a criminal complaint, student Eric Hainstock had gotten a disciplinary notice from Principal John Klang.

The complaint says Hainstock was likely facing in-school suspension for the offense, meaning he'd have to sit in school but wouldn't be allowed to attend class.

Hainstock is accused of shooting Klang three times this morning at Weston High School.

University Hospital in Madison says Klang died this afternoon following surgery to treat gunshot wounds to his chest and head.

Another 15-year-old told detectives Hainstock told him on Wednesday there wasn't going to be any homecoming this year and that Klang wouldn't -- quote -- "make it through homecoming."

Homecoming activities at the school were scheduled to start this evening but have been canceled.

District Attorney Patricia Barrett says Hainstock is being charged with first-degree intentional homicide in adult court.


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