An Australian baseball player is now dead after he went out for a job in an Oklahoma neighborhood and was shot and killed by three teenagers. CBS News reported on Aug. 20, 2013, that the teenagers killed him because they were simply "bored" and wanted to kill someone just for fun.
Actually, Duncan police chief Danny Ford said that 22-year-old Chris Lane died because the teens "were bored and just wanted to see somebody die."
Lane was attending East Central University on a baseball scholarship and was in Duncan to visit his girlfriend. After being shot, he was taken to the hospital where he died shortly after arriving.
No-one actually witnessed the shooting, but a number of people in the neighborhood heard a gunshot. They also reported seeing a black car speeding away from the area where the area where the shooting happened. Using surveillance video from a nearby local business, police noticed a black vehicle pulling behind a hotel 11 minutes after the shooting and then driving away.
Three hours later, a call came in to the police stating that there were "three juveniles at a house with guns and wanting to kill somebody."
Chief Ford said that the vehicle was found parked at a church parking lot near the home and three teens were inside of it.
"They were pretty uncooperative," Ford said. "[But] after questioning them and getting consent to search the car, we found evidence that made us believe they were involved."
It was not said what evidence was in the car, but the teens were all arrested. The driver of the vehicle was 17-years-old and said they were all at the scene of the murder. The driver also said the 16-year-old pulled the trigger. A 15-year-old was also in the car and all three were charged with first-degree murder.