This past week, an 18-year-old student at Timberview High School in Mansfield, Texas shot and wounded three students and an English teacher. Apparently, a fight broke out between him another student who was 15 years old, the teacher and another student broke it up, and the shooter took out his gun and fired at people shortly after.
Less than two days later, the shooter was released on bail, and his parents cited bullying as the reason for their son’s crime. On multiple occasions, other students attacked, robbed, and harassed him “due to the fact that he had more things than maybe others,” according to the family’s spokesperson. They say this is why he brought a firearm to school.
As with other shootings, gun-control advocates have