01/24/2011 08:54 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Gardena High School Shooting: Mother Of Victim Suing School District

GARDENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- The mother of the 15-year-old boy who was shot through the neck at Gardena High School plans to sue the school district.

Lawyers from The Cochran Firm released a statement Friday that the Los Angeles Unified School District "failed miserably" in protecting students by failing to conduct random weapons searches daily, as its policy calls for.

Trendell Gholar and a 15-year-old girl were shot last Tuesday after a fellow 17-year-old classmate reached into his backpack, triggering a gun to discharge a single bullet.

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