$1 Million Bond Set For Teen Accused Of Shooting Sister's Friends At Campground - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

$1 Million Bond Set For Teen Accused Of Shooting Sister's Friends At Campground

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) - A Guernsey County judge set bond on Wednesday at $1 million for a man accused of shooting two 11-year-old girls at a campground.

Mike Morris, 19, of Canton, is charged with two counts of attempted murder in the shootings of Rebecca Lewers and Crystal McCalla at the Buckett Hill Campground on Monday night.

Guernsey County Sheriff Mike McCaulley said that Morris got in a fight with his mother, then went outside and shot the girls, who were on the deck. He said the girls were staying at the campground with Morris' family and were friends of Morris' younger sister.

Rebecca J. Lewers was listed in serious condition and Crystal McCalla was in fair condition at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, a hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Dr. Robert Klein said that doctors removed one of Lewers' kidneys and repaired other organs injured when she was shot in the abdomen. He said that she was breathing on her own and was able to talk.

The hospital would not release further details about McCalla's condition.

McCaulley said that Morris fled into the woods and was arrested around 10 a.m. Tuesday after he approached Newcomerstown Police Chief Brian Hursey, who was in plain clothes. Morris is now being held in the county jail.

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