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Teenager Arrested In Bricktown Shooting Charged

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A teenager arrested in connection with a shooting in Bricktown that injured eight people is officially charged in the case.

Avery Meyers, 16, is charged with eight counts of shooting with intent to kill. Police say Meyers fired gunshots into a crowd of thousands of people on Monday, May 21, following game five of the playoff series between the Thunder and Lakers. Eight people were shot. A pregnant woman also received blunt force trauma when she was either kicked or punched after the shots were fired.

5/22/2012 Related Story: Witnesses Recall Shooting In Bricktown That Injured 9 People

The first suspect arrested in the shooting, 19-year-old Rodney Hill was ordered to be released by a judge last week "pending further investigation."

5/23/2012 Related Story: One Suspect Confesses, Another Ordered Released In Bricktown Shooting

Meyers faces up to life in prison if convicted.

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