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Carlsbad elementary school shooting suspect pleads not guilty

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Brendan O'Rourke's also pleaded not guilty to seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon Wednesday in San Diego County Superior Court. Brendan O'Rourke's also pleaded not guilty to seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon Wednesday in San Diego County Superior Court.

VISTA, Calif. (AP) - An electronics technician suspected of wounding two girls after opening fire at a Carlsbad elementary school playground has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of attempted murder.

Brendan O'Rourke's also pleaded not guilty to seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon Wednesday in San Diego County Superior Court.

Judge Marshall Hockett set bail at $10 million and called him an extreme danger to the community.

Prosecutor Summer Stephan said that after O'Rourke attempted to shoot two girls on a playground, grazing their arms, he went to another playground at Kelly Elementary School and fired at two second-grade boys. The bullets hit a wooden post.

Stephan says O'Rourke attempted to shoot a school aide who tried to stop him, but the gun jammed.

O'Rourke showed no emotion and looked straight down during the brief hearing.

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