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Mattoon 15-year-old accused in school shooting has new court date set

The next court hearing has been set for a teenager suspected in a school shooting at Mattoon High School in Mattoon, Illinois.

Posted: Mar 29, 2018 7:39 PM

MATTOON, Ill. (WTHI) - The next court hearing has been set for a teenager suspected in a school shooting at Mattoon High School in Mattoon, Illinois.

The 15-year-old will go to court on April 19th in Coles County.

Police say the boy took a gun to the school and opened fire in the cafeteria.

Quick action by a teacher stopped the attacked.

A judge ordered the Illinois Department of Human Services to evaluate the boy.

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