Two of the teens accused of gunning down a promising Australian student in the street ‘just for the fun of it’ were today charged with first-degree murder and the third as an accessory.

Chris Lane, 22, originally from Melbourne, was jogging in the small town of Duncan in Oklahoma on Friday when he was shot in the back and left to die in the gutter.

James Edwards, 15, and Chancey Luna, 16, are charged as adults with first-degree murder and are being held without bond. Michael Jones, 17, is charged with use of a vehicle while a weapon was discharged and accessory after the fact of first degree murder. His bond is set at $1million

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James Edwards’ Twitter page: He posted on Tuesday – just two days before the shooting – that he was ‘With my n*****s when it’s time to start taking life’s [sic]

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Showing off: A picture of a handgun on James Edwards’ Facebook page

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Money: Pictures of bundles of hundred dollar notes are also posted on his Facebook

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Loss: Harper and Lane had just returned from Australia three days before his death