Darryl Lanier, the 15-year-old who was caught on surveillance video shooting into a crowded Septa train last week was charged as an adult at his arraignment on Friday. His bail was set at $2 million.
It was around 2 p.m. on Wednesday when fighting amongst students broke out on the southbound Broad Street Line, reports Philly.com. When the train pulled into the Susquehanna-Dauphin station, three boys could be seen on video getting off of a car and walking down the platform to the next open door.
One of the boys pulled out a weapon and began shooting onto the car, sending students and commuters into an “immediate panic.” A 17-year old was shot in the arm and a 14-year old was hit in the leg. Both of the victims were taken to Temple University Hospital where the 14-year old remained in critical condition.
Lanier was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, burglary, conspiracy, criminal trespass and gun offenses.