WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — New details have emerged in the Mount Tabor High School shooting investigation.
At a juvenile court hearing on Thursday, Maurice T. Evans Jr., 15, was identified as the alleged shooter. He has been charged with murder, a source close to the investigation confirmed to FOX8.
Evans will likely be tried as an adult, according to the source.
Shortly after noon on Sept. 1, authorities responded to a report of a shooting at Mount Tabor High School.
Mount Tabor student William Chavis Reynard Miller Jr., 15, was found inside the school with a gunshot wound. Miller was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.
No other students were shot.
Evans, also a Mount Tabor High School student, was arrested later that afternoon.
Evans and Miller had a long-simmering dispute prior to the shooting, the source said.
Students returned to class at Mount Tabor on Sept. 7.