The family of the young man who allegedly injured four people, including his teacher, when he opened fire at a Texas high school claim the 18-year-old had been bullied.
Timothy George Simpkins, a student at Timberview High School in Arlington, was charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after turning himself in Wednesday afternoon.
He was accused of firing a .45-caliber handgun during a fight with another student.
A woman who identified herself as the suspect’s mother claimed he was bullied but declined to elaborate, the Dallas Morning News reported.
A cousin, Cint Wheat, wrote on Facebook that “at the end of the day my lil cousin was bullied. I don’t know to feel about this he not no