Families request Noblesville school shooting lawsuit moved to Marion County

Photo from scene following shooting at Noblesville West Middle School on May 25, 2018

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — The family of the girl shot at Noblesville West Middle and the parents of the shooter want to move the civil lawsuit to Marion County.

Both parties filed a joint request to transfer the case out of Hamilton County.

Ella Whistler’s family filed a civil suit against the shooters parents on November 19th.

The suit alleges negligence and liability for the action of their 13-year-old son and requests damages.

Whistler and her teacher, Jason Seaman, were both injured during the shooting at Noblesville West Middle School last May.

The civil lawsuit is set for a jury trial.

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