Safety

Teen charged in school bus shooting

Posted on November 27, 2012

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — The 15-year-old accused in the fatal shooting on a school bus here last week had sneaked the gun to school before, according to The Miami Herald.

The news source reported that on at least one other occasion, the teen had taken the weapon from the top shelf of his parent’s closet, put it in his book bag and shown it to classmates. Those who saw it didn’t tell teachers, parents or police, according to The Herald.

The day after the shooting, which resulted in the death of a 13-year-old girl, the 15-year-old boy was charged with manslaughter and carrying a concealed weapon. Prosecutors are scheduled to decide on Dec. 11 whether to charge him as an adult.

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Related Topics: fatalities, Florida, school bus security, weapons

Comments ( 4 )
  • Jerry N Serrano

     | about 4 years ago

    The student purposely put the weapon in his backpack. Iregardless of his age he should be tired a an adult, and the other students who knew sould be tired for accessories.

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