Roswell school shooter to start sentence in ABQ

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Mason Campbell was sentenced to the max time for opening fire at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell and injuring two students.

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – News 13 has learned Roswell school shooter Mason Campbell will start his 8 year sentence at the Juvenile Detention Center in Albuquerque.

A judge handed down the max sentence Wednesday to the 13-year-old meaning he will stay locked up until his 21st birthday.

Campbell opened fire in the Berrendo School gym in January.

He shot Kendall Sanders and Nathaniel Tavarez, who now have permanent injuries.

According to the Children Youth and Families Department Campbell will undergo several assessments at YDDC in Albuquerque to determine where he should be housed permanently.

Campbell could get out before his 21st birthday, if he can be rehabilitated. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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