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Troubled prison start for Ohio school gunman

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CLEVELAND (AP) - The teen serving life in prison for killing three students in a school shooting rampage in northeast Ohio apparently has struggled with cellblock living.

Nineteen-year-old T.J. Lane, of Chardon, is locked up in the state prison in Lima (LY'-muh) in northwest Ohio.

According to The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer (bit.ly/17D6jkq), he was given 10 days in segregation in July for giving himself a tattoo. And he was disciplined twice for refusing cellblock assignments.

Lane pleaded guilty in the Feb. 27, 2012, shooting attack at Chardon High School.

At his sentencing in March, Lane wore a T-shirt with "killer" scrawled across it and gestured obscenely as he was given three life sentences.

He has appealed his sentence.

 

Information from: The Plain Dealer, http://www.cleveland.com

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