Legally, if there were both taking part in the commission of the crime, they could both be held accountable. This is obviously a very serious charge. I recommend you obtain experienced counsel as soon as possible.
Best of luck to you and your son.
Crimes can be committed by more than one person. When there, this can be called a criminal conspiracy - even if there are difference in levels of culpability. He needs help from a criminal defense lawyer experienced in juvenile delinquency cases.
Hello. Your son is in need of immediate attorney help. An attorney may go visit your son in the jail right away. In a matter such as you describe, more than one person may be charged. You ought not post details of this matter on a public website. This website provides general information, not private legal advice. Some attorneys are available seven days for emergency legal needs. Many attorneys will confer initially at no charge. Then, if legal work is performed, some attorneys will provide a reduced fee for financial hardship. Some attorneys may also assist you in limited scope manner to conserve legal costs. All the best.
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