Authorities: NM teen also planned Wal-Mart shooting

5:22 AM, Jan 23, 2013   |    comments
Nehemiah Griego, New Mexico shooting suspect
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Authorities say the New Mexico teenager accused of gunning down his parents and three younger siblings had also planned to go to a Wal-Mart and randomly shoot people.

Police say instead, 15-year-old Nehemiah Griego texted a picture of his dead mother to his 12-year-old girlfriend, and then spent much of Saturday with the girl and her family.

A relative says he hopes the killings are not politicized and used in the gun control debate.

The shooting happened on Saturday, which was "Guns Across America" day.

 

Associated Press

Most Watched Videos