Eighth Grader Shot By Cops Had Pellet Gun

An eighth grader was shot and killed by Texas cops today when he refused to put down a gun, but police later determined the boy had been armed with a harmless pellet gun. Brownsville police rushed to the Cummings Middle School around 8 a.m. today when school officials called 911 to report a student with a gun. The school was promptly locked down. "The student engaged the officers and was shot," according to a statement from the Brownsville Independent School District. "He had the weapon in...Full Story
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