Read the Prosecutor’s Remarks on Charging the Michigan Suspect’s Parents

Days after the authorities said a Michigan high school student opened fire at Oxford High School in suburban Detroit, killing four people and wounding seven others, the prosecutor announced that she would also pursue criminal charges against his parents.

At a news conference on Friday, Karen D. McDonald, the prosecutor in Oakland County, Mich., detailed which actions of James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of the 15-year-old suspect, led to her decision to file criminal charges.

Read a transcript of Ms. McDonald’s statement below, which is lightly edited for clarity.

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