UPDATED (11:11 a.m.)—The 15-year-old accused in has been charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder.
Robert Wayne Gladden Jr., 15, of the 8500 block of Bradshaw Road in Kingsville, was also charged with first-degree assault, according to online court records.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 7. Gladden is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
Police said yesterday that a student entered Perry Hall's cafeteria shortly before 11 a.m. Monday—the first day of school—with a shotgun and fired one shot that , a student at the school.
Gladden fired a second shot into the ceiling of the cafeteria as , according to court records.
Baltimore County police Chief James Johnson is set to address the media and discuss the case later Tuesday morning.
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Patch Associate Regional Editor Bryan P. Sears contributed to this article.