One Goh, the former nursing student who went on a shooting rampage earlier this week at a Christian college in Oakland, California, has been charged with murder.
In all, seven people died as a result of the shooting.
The Alameda County District Attorney’s office filed murder charges today against Goh in Monday’s deaths at Oikos University.
District Attorney Nancy O’Malley says her office filed seven counts of murder and three counts of premeditated attempted murder against the 43-year-old.
O’Malley said her office will also levy a special circumstance against Goh for killing multiple people.
At the very least, One Goh will now be facing life imprisonment without the possibility of parole and at the most the death penalty, O’Malley said.
“Clearly, we are going to file special circumstances in this case,” O’Malley said.
Goh does not have a defense attorney and he will probably be referred to the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office this afternoon to determine whether or not he qualifies for public representation.
He will then be ordered to return to court before the end of the week with an attorney to enter a plea.
Police say the former student walked onto Oikos University’s campus on Monday and began shooting students because they had teased him about his age and poor English.
Authorities say he also held a grudge against the school and had been kicked out.
He is suspected of killing a secretary, six former classmates, and injuring three others in the worst mass shooting in the Bay Area in 20 years.
Goh was formally arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of seven counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder, carjacking, and kidnapping, according to authorities.
Today, Goh’s 72-year-old father told a reporter, “My son saw other students cheating on a test and told the professor but was ignored.”
One’s father said that, after that incident, he was cast out by his classmates and had a hard time keeping up.
Goh’s father issued his deepest apologies to the victims’ families.