"Normally he would have been in school," Copeland said.

She said Lang did see the crime take place, but had nothing to do with it, despite what many people have said. She would not go into detail, just said he was only an eyewitness.

"That's the only role he would have," Copeland said. "He didn't participate. He didn't approach. He did not request anything from the victim. He did not shoot anyone. So he didn't participate."

Copeland said she's filing several motions to get the charges against her client dropped.