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Santana student's family expresses sympathy, fear

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Their voices breaking and eyes tearing, the father and aunt of a teen accused of carrying out a deadly high school shooting said Friday they are still struggling to understand the attack.

Charles Andrew "Andy" Williams, 15, has been charged with two counts of murder and 13 counts of attempted murder in the shooting at Santana High School in Santee, Calif., on March 5.

"I am a single father and have raised Andy since birth," Jeff Williams read from a statement. "I am confused by what happened at Santana High School, and I am scared for my son. I will do whatever is necessary to continue to support my son and to find the answers we all are desperately in need of."

Williams expressed "sympathy and sorrow to all those affected."