TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Prosecutors have now formally charged a Terre Haute man accused of shooting two teens after meeting them through Snapchat and offering to sell them drugs.

In a probable cause affidavit filed with the Vigo County Court, police said one juvenile was left with two gunshot wounds to the abdomen, while another was grazed in the head by a bullet after Christopher M. Compton allegedly robbed them at gunpoint following what the juveniles thought was a meeting to purchase marijuana on March 10 in Brookside Estates in southern Vigo County.

Sheriff Plasse arrested Compton under the preliminary charge of aggravated battery and prosecutors were given 72 hours to file formal charges.

According to officials with the Vigo County Prosecutor’s Office, Compton has now been charged with 7 felony charges related to the incident.

The charges are as follows;

  • Attempted murder (x2)
    • A level 1 felony
  • Robbery resulting in serious bodily injury
    • A level 2 felony
  • Armed robbery
    • A level 3 felony
  • Aggravated battery with substantial risk of death (x2)
    • A level 3 felony
  • Criminal recklessness
    • A level 5 felony

Compton is reportedly scheduled to appear in Vigo County Court for his next hearing on March 30.