Friday, February 24, 2012

What? Police Shoot and Kill Armed 8th Grader

What?  Police Shoot and Kill Armed 8th Grader
The police in Brownsville, Texas killed an 8th grader at Cummings Middle School. The 15-year old boy was shot in the hallway after officers received a call about an individual with a weapon being at the school. Police saw the boy with the handgun and shot him, and he died soon after being taken…
Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville.

The school was placed on lockdown and another student was held for questioning. An administrator with the school noticed the student carrying the gun and called police. Investigators aren’t saying whether they actually saw the boy fire shots or not.
“It’s still under investigation, as far as how he came about to bringing the weapon or if he encountered anybody or anything else,” said police spokesman, Jose Trevino.

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