Seven people were killed and three others wounded in a shooting rampage Monday at an Asian Christian vocational school in east Oakland; police later detained the suspected gunman.
Jurors ended their third day of deliberations Friday afternoon in the San Mateo County Superior Court trial of Alexander Youshock.
Closing arguments began Wednesday in the San Mateo County Superior Court trial of Alexander Youshock, who is accused of bringing 10 homemade pipe bombs, a sword and a chainsaw to Hillsdale High School.
The mother of Hillsdale High School bombing suspect Alexander Youshock said she tried nearly a dozen times to get her son psychological help in the years and months leading up the attack on the campus, but that he refused.
Two psychologists who examined Alexander Youshock in the months after his alleged attack on Hillsdale High School concluded that he suffers from a severe psychotic disorder, possibly a form of schizophrenia.
In San Mateo County Superior Court Tuesday morning, a two-hour video of Alexander Youshock’s interview with two San Mateo police detectives was played.
When a specialist examined a computer officials believed belonged to Hillsdale High School pipe bomb suspect Alexander Youshock in 2009, he found, among other files, a partially deleted document describing how to make pipe bombs.
A San Mateo teenager accused of bringing 10 bombs and other weapons onto campus at Hillsdale High School on Aug. 24, 2009 was fairly competent at manufacturing pipe bombs, according to an explosives expert.
San Mateo police Detective Rick Decker testified that he was among the first investigators to search the two-story townhome on that Alexander Youshock shared with his mother and sister
A Hillsdale High School teacher testified that he acted on instinct when he tackled a teenager with vest packed with pipe bombs.