The Trench Reynolds Report

All Crime Is Personal

Previously, I’ve complained that Madison High shooter, James Austin Hancock, received a ridiculously light sentence for shooting three people at point-blank range in the school’s cafeteria. Hancock was charged as a juvenile since he was 14 at the time of the shooting and was sentenced to be held in juvenile detention until his 21st birthday. …

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Earlier this week, Madison High shooter, James Austin Hancock, was sentenced to remain in juvenile detention until his 21st birthday. Roughly, that sentence works out to about six years. If you’ll recall Hancock opened fire in the school’s cafeteria striking three students. Luckily there were no mortal injuries. Part of Hancock’s sentence could see him …

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The attorney for Madison High shooter James Austin Hancock has told the media that the reason his client didn’t go to trial was because he literally had no defense… “We didn’t go to trial because we didn’t have a defense,” Charlie Rittgers, Hancock’s attorney said. “How many kids saw him, Austin, shoot the gun, run …

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Some news sources are saying that a plea deal is in the works for James Austin Hancock, the 15-year-old who shot two students at point-blank range inside Madison Junior-Senior High School in Ohio. Prosecutors have not commented however the defense believes that case will not go to trial. In my opinion any plea deal is …

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A Hamilton, Ohio, grand jury has made a huge mistake if you ask me. While they have indicted James Austin Hancock on attempted murder charges for the shooting at Madison Junior-Senior High School they have failed to charge him as an adult. While Hancock was 14 at the time of his crime he did shoot …

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Two 14-year-old male students of Madison Junior-Senior High School have been arrested for allegedly failing to report that James Austin Hancock had a gun prior to the shooting at the school. If you’ll recall Hancock shot two students in the cafeteria and has been charged with attempted murder. Police say that Hancock showed the boys …

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This past Monday 14-year-old James Austin Hancock allegedly shot two classmates at Madison Junior-Senior High School in Middletown, Ohio. The two victims are Cameron Smith, 15, and Cooper Caffrey, 14. Both are said to currently be in stable condition. Hancock wrestles for the school as does Caffrey but Smith may have been the main target. …

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