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Handgun-wielding Texas student shot by police intended to harm people, authorities say

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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A student who carried a handgun into school in Texas had meant to harm others before three police officers fired 19 times at him, leaving him with a minor leg wound, police said Wednesday. "He brought a gun to school to hurt people," Mesquite police Lt. Brandon Ricketts said. "He was there to hurt people is what he was telling witnesses" who later spoke to police. There were no other injuries and Ricketts praised administrators at Pioneer Technology and Arts Academy for doing "an outstanding job" of containing the teenager...

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