The massacre at Columbine High was committed by multiple persons, including an unidentified adult.
Why were the other perpetrators never charged?
The following are witness statements. The numbers in brackets refer to pages in the JCSO files.
JCSO files can be downloaded here:
Chris Wisher, sophomore (1261)
He turned and saw two guys carrying shotguns, and wearing black trench coats. A 3rd guy wearing a white T-shirt and jeans was seen throwing bombs onto the roof.
Jake Apodaca, sophomore (653)
He was at the soccer field, heard firecrackers. He turned and saw two guys carrying shotguns, wearing black trench coats and black T-shirts. He sees a 3rd guy wearing a white T-shirt and jeans, throwing a bomb onto the roof.
Jonathan Cole, freshman (749)
He noticed two tall guys in black trench coats. He then saw a third male, wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. This person looked over to the other two suspects, and yelled "GO!! GO!!"
William Arapkiles, freshman (660)
He states that he was at the soccer field, and heard firecrackers. He turned and saw 3 people near the West entrance. Two were wearing black trench coats, and carrying guns. The third was wearing a white T-shirt, and no visible gun. The person in the white T-shirt was pacing back and forth about five feet away from the two gunmen.
Channel 7 News at 12pm(noon) on 4-20, EP 21-244
"Reporter said that numerous witnesses he spoke to who were not named said they saw 3 gunmen."
Ramona Lee Madden says he observed 3 kids with guns.
Melynda Bae Gattoni(3106)
Q: Who shot the windows?
A: I think there were three men
Walked out of school at 11:20am on 4-20 and saw Harris in the parking lot with 2 or 3 other guys, wearing a white T-shirt and a backward baseball cap.