NC teen sentenced to 12 to 15 years in prison for shooting classmate

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Charles Underwood

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. — A 17-year-old will reportedly spend the next 12 to 15 years in prison for shooting a classmate at a North Carolina high school.

WSOC reports Charles Underwood admitted Wednesday to the 2011 shooting at Cape Fear High School, in which Caitlyn Abercrombie was seriously injured.

According to WSOC, Underwood was targeting another student over a fight when Abercrombie was shot in the neck.

WSOC reports Underwood apologized to the victim in court, saying he prays she can someday forgive him.