Supect Says He Stole Gun.
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - An official says the teenage suspect in the deadly Ohio school shooting told authorities he stole the gun he used from his uncle.
A law enforcement official familiar with the case says the weapon was bought legally in August 2010 from a gun shop in Mentor, Ohio.
The official says the gun was a Ruger .22-caliber Mark III target pistol.
The official spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anyonymity because of the ongoing investigation.
Seventeen-year-old T.J. Lane is suspected of opening fire in the cafeteria at Chardon High School on Monday. Three students died and two were wounded.
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