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Jury Seated For STEM School Shooting Suspect Devon Erickson

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The jury has been seated for the trial of accused gunman in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting Devon Erickson. Erickson is facing charges in connection with the murder of Kendrick Castillo in May 2019.

Devon Erickson arraignment
Devon Erickson (credit: CBS)

Police say the Erickson and Maya 'Alec' McKinney walked into the school on May 7, 2019 and opened fire with handguns in two classrooms. Kendrick Castillo, 18, was killed when he and two classmates tackled one of the shooters. The other was captured by an armed security guard.

STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting Scene
(credit: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

Opening statements are scheduled to begin at 3:20 p.m. and will be streamed live on CBSN.

McKinney pleaded guilty to murder charges and was sentenced to life in prison.

Jury selection for Erickson's trial came from a pool of 600 people.

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