An Australian man on a baseball scholarship to an East Central University in Oklahoma was shot and killed by "bored" teenagers. Police are describing the event as a random act of violence.

Christopher Lane, or Melbourne, was was found dead after being shot. The body was discovered in Duncan which is where Lane's girlfriend's family live. Three boys ages ranging from 15 - 17 are in custody and will face a court appearance today.

Lane had been out jogging and jogged past the house where the boys were staying. The shooting has been reported to be completely random. Duncan Police Chief Danny Ford would not say how many times Lane was shot. An autopsy has been ordered.