Chuckling school shooter wears ‘killer’ T-shirt to sentencing, flips off victims’ families

Posted at 2:34 PM, Mar 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-19 15:16:01-04

He was described as a monster by the mother of one of his victims, and T.J. Lane proved her right during his sentencing Tuesday for the shooting rampage he unleashed at an Ohio high school last year where he killed three students in cold blood.

A grinning Lane wore a t-shirt with the word ‘killer’ written on it as a judge handed down a sentence of life in prison without parole.

Lane, 18, didn’t show an ounce of remorse as he chuckled before grieving families who made final statements to the killer.

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At one point, he reportedly flipped off the courtroom telling the congregation, “F— all of you.”

“You’re lucky there are so many police in this room,” said the mother of paralyzed student Nick Walczak. “You can smile all you want. You are evil.”

Last month, Lane pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated murder and two counts of attempted aggravated murder in the Chardon High School shooting last February that left 16-year-olds Daniel Parmertor and Demetrius Hewlin, and 17-year-old Russell King Jr. dead.