Suspect in Virginia College Shootings Due in Court Monday

Neil Allan MacInnis, 18, is being arraigned on four felony charges related to the shooting at a community college Friday

Monday, Apr 15, 2013  |  Updated 10:39 AM EDT
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Suspect in Va. College Shootings Due in Court

Curtis Garnett

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The 18-year-old man suspected of shooting and wounding two women at a community college in Virginia is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday.

Neil Allan MacInnis is due in Montgomery County General District Court. He is being arraigned on four felony charges related to the Friday shooting at a satellite campus of New River Community College at a mall in Christiansburg.

MacInnis was a student at the school. He is charged with two counts each of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and malicious wounding.

He is likely to be assigned an attorney at the court hearing.

Police arrested MacInnis within minutes of the shooting, which happened around 2 p.m. Friday. Both women injured in the shootings have been reported in stable condition.

Investigators have said they don't know what motivated the shootings. They are looking into online postings allegedly made by MacInnis prior to the Friday shooting, but Christiansburg Police Chief Mark Sisson said Friday he was unable to confirm whether those postings were legitimate.

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