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Blog: Following the Luke Andrews trial

A now 13-year-old boy is standing trial, charged with attempted murder after police say he tried firing a loaded gun at North Scott Junior High School.
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DAVENPORT, Iowa — A now 13-year-old boy is standing trial, charged with attempted murder after police say he tried firing a loaded gun at North Scott Junior High School.

The incident happened back in August of 2018.  Previous reports indicate that Luke Andrew pointed a .22 caliber gun at a teacher and pulled the trigger.

The gun didn’t go off because Andrews forgot to take the safety off, according to arrest affidavits.

A jury was selected on Wednesday, July 10 and trial began Thursday morning.  Testimony wrapped up the following Monday, with closing arguments on Tuesday.

Jurors were sent to deliberate before 11 a.m.  The were sent home around 4 p.m. without a verdict.

Follow along as Ryan Jenkins live tweets from the courtroom each day.