Devon Erickson (born in 2001) is an American High School Student, Actor, Musician, Controversial Personality, Criminal, and Murderer from Colorado. He is accused of bringing out a mass shooting at a Denver-area charter school.
Furthermore, the 18-year-old Devon has been identified as one of the two students involved in the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch. The school is located in Douglas County, Colorado, USA.
Moreover, the other suspect in the crime is a 16-year-old student named Alec McKinney. They both were students at the same school where they conducted their evil deeds. In addition, the incident injured 8 students and killed one senior student named Kendrick Castillo (18-year-old).
On April 8, 2019, Devon and Alec made their first appearances in court. However, McKinney is a juvenile and the judge didn’t allow his photos or video to be clicked. Erickson charged with 30 criminal counts which also included one count of first-degree murder and 29 counts of attempted first-degree murder.
In fact, both prisoners will be going to appear separately in court again on Friday afternoon. The main motive of both the criminals was to take revenge from the society and school.
According to a source, they were bullied and wanted to show their anger towards others at the school in a brutal way. Devon also takes drugs and had been in therapy.
STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting Case & Murderer
The horrible incident took place on May 07, 2019 at 1:53 PM local time. Devon Erickson and his friend, Alec, went into the school carrying handguns and other weapons. Moreover, they started firing in two separate locations and injured several students.
Later, the school authorities announced a lockdown and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office published a notice via Twitter to avoid the area. They also described it as an uncertain situation.
The police arrived at the location and used a bomb disposal robot after they found tactical gear inside one of the suspects’ transports. Meanwhile, a group of brave students disarmed one of the criminals.
Unfortunately, Kendrick Castillo murdered in the shooting attack while protecting other students. According to his classmate, Bialy, they were sitting by a classroom door when Erickson from their class arrived late and took out a gun.
Castillo immediately jumped on him and tried to pin him down. Devon opened fire on him and shoot him twice or thrice. Bialy and a third student joined and fought with the shooter. They managed to take the weapon out of him and took control of the situation.
However, when Bialy went over to Castillo, he saw that he was unresponsive and died shortly. Kendrick’s actions proved to be heroic and his father “John Castillo” also feel proud of his only child.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||Devon Erickson.|
|Profession||Criminal, Actor, and Musician.|
|Age (As of 2019)||18 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||2001.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Colorado, United States.|
|In the news for||being responsible for STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not available.|
|Current Residence||Colorado, United States.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 5".
Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 54 Kg.
Pounds: 119 lbs.
|Biceps Size||12 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||35-26-34.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.5.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not found (Businessman).
Mother: Not Known.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Girlfriend & Fiancee||Will update.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Student.|
|School||STEM School Highlands Ranch.|
|Alma Mater||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||France.|
|Love to do||Videogames, Paintball, and Skateboarding.|
|Favorite Dishes||Pan Cake, Fries, Chicken & Cheese Burger.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||Under Revision (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings per month||Will update.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Devon Erickson
- The criminal was born in 2001 in Colorado, The United States of America. Therefore, Devon Erickson’s age is 18 years old, as of 2019.
- He studied as a senior student in the STEM School Highlands Ranch and was about to graduate soon.
- Erickson remained youth actor in various local productions such as Legally Blonde a couple of years ago.
- He also had a YouTube channel where Devon posted videos of him playing guitar and singing.
- Furthermore, his social media accounts show that his interests are videogames, paintball, and skateboarding.
- The car towed from the STEM shooting suspect’s home apparently has “FU*K SOCIETY” spray painted on the side.
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- In court, Erickson bowed his head and used his purple long hair in order to hide his face.
- He is currently in the police custody and held without bond pending the next court trial.
- According to Wikipedia, Devon took the 2 handguns from his parents and both weapons were bought legally.
- His friend, McKinney, is identified as Maya Elizabeth McKinney in Douglas County court records.
- But she is a transgender male juvenile who uses the name Alec McKinney and identifies as male.