Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Thomas Shooting Update
The shooter has been identified in the shooting of AP head football coach Ed Thomas. Mark Becker has been arrested and charged with 1st degree murder. The 24-year-old, according to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, shot Thomas multiple times, this morning at 7:47. Becker, a former football player for AP, is currently being held in the Butler County Jail. He was apprehended in rural Parkersburg. The school was placed on lockdown following the shooting.