"I remember Logan telling me he loved me and I told him I loved him. Then when I asked him who did it, he said it didn't matter, dad. That really struck me." stated Logan Cole’s father Ryan.
Logan Cole still showed this attitude of grace when we talked to him a year later. "I go back and get angry about it again and I have to forgive him again. And it's kind of a process, “ says Logan.
Logan’s father credits their family’s christian faith for helping Logan find the strength to forgive.
Even after all of his suffering Logan still says he is thankful that no one else was hurt and believes the events of that day happened for a reason.
"If somebody hadn't walked into that bathroom at that moment I think that more people would have died. I'm not thankful that the situation happened but I'm thankful that I went in there at the same time for the outcome that there was, “ Cole remarks.
Serna has been charged with multiple felonies including two counts of attempted murder. He pleaded not guilty due to reason of insanity, but the court has ruled him competent to stand trial. Serna is due in court again in February.
NewsCenter 7’s John Bedell will have more coverage of the one year anniversary and Logan Cole’s full interview beginning at 5 p.m. on WHIO channel 7.