January 20, 2018

Middle Schooler Shot and Killed

An 8th grade Texas boy was shot and killed in the hallway of his school on Wednesday for not dropping the weapon he brandished to police officers.  According to eye witnesses, the boy had plenty of opportunity to surrender.   Read the whole story


  1. This is a very sad story that we’ve been hearing a lot about here in Texas. I know that the parents of the boy believe that the police acted too quickly. I disagree. No child should bring any kind of weapon to school. Even though it was a pellet, or BB, gun, I don’t think it was easy to see that distinction. It looked like a black pistol. Only when the boy pointed the gun directly at the officers, did they shoot. It’s tragic that this young man lost his life. He should have thought about what he was doing, and what the consequences could be.

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