Student Gunman Shot, Killed at Texas Middle School
January 04, 2012
Police shot and killed an eighth grade student who was brandishing a gun in the hallway of Cummings Middle School at 8 a.m. this morning. The teen engaged responding officers, reports the Brownsville Herald.
Brownsville (Texas) Police Detective J.J. Trevino said officers found the student with a handgun in a hallway after a school administrator noticed the boy was carrying a weapon and called police, the Associated Press reports. Police shot the student, killing him.
Investigators have not determined whether the student opened fire.
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Bob@Az. @ 1/20/2012 12:23 PM
I'm sure we're going to hear the crying, screaming and other noise about the "Why did you shoot that poor child! He was only a kid! " from those folks who don't understand that you die just as easily when shot by a "kid" as you do when it's an adult. Glad no Officers were harmed and the school remained safe.
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