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14-year-old boy fatally shoots his grandmother because he did not want to go to school

By Mason White 2:21 AM August 26, 2016
Hunter Riley Reeser 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A 14-year-old boy who did not want to go to school to attend a meeting, shot and killed his grandmother, according to police in Pennsylvania.

Harborcreek police said that they have arrested 14-year-old Hunter Riley Reeser, after being accused of killing 60-year-old Sandra Orton.

In court, Reeser pleaded not guilty to homicide and first-degree murder. He will be tried as an adult. He was booked into the Erie County Prison, where he is being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, Reeser shot Orton in the head on Tuesday, following an argument about going to school for a meeting.

Reeser then called his grandmother’s husband, saying that he found her with a gunshot wound to the head. Reeser then called 911, and admitted to shooting Orton.

Reeser told investigators that Orton pressured him to go to school, but he did not want to so he killed her.