$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.

M

ike 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 Campgroun
d on Mond
ay 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
sa
id that
she
wa
s breathing on her own and
wa
s 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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