Teens Charged With Murdering For Fun

Three Oklahoma teenagers were charged on Tuesday with randomly targeting and killing a college baseball player out of boredom earlier this summer. 22-year-old Christopher Lane, an Australian transplant who went to school at Oklahoma's East Central University, was visiting his girlfriend's parents in the town of Duncan when he was shot in the back and killed. In court, prosecutors accused 16-year-old Chancey Allen Luna of pulling the trigger from the backseat of a car in which 15-year-old James Francis Edwards was sitting shotgun. The two were charged with murder while the driver, 17-year-old Michael Dewayne Jones, was charged with accessory to first-degree murder and using his car to discharge the weapon. The prosecutor referred to the three as "thugs" and said Edwards, who had gotten in trouble with the law before the shooting too, "thinks it's all a joke."