Seattle School-Shooting Boy Charged

Third-grader is charged with shooting classmate Amina Bowman.
1:20 | 02/24/12

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Just nine years old. Boy entered court looking small and frightened. I would judge laid out the charges against them. The prosecutors saying that you car they ask -- bodily harm with a weapon. Does that make sense. Prosecutors say the third grader wanted to run away and took a 45 caliber handgun from his mother's house as protection. Investigators say he brought the gun to school but it fired and hit -- -- a bomb in the stomach. I believe he -- little bit. Artist he -- -- -- come home I'm sorry I apologize to everybody it's ridiculous ordinance. I apologize affair -- girl I really do. Authorities believe the shooting was accidental. Grief counselors were on -- -- -- -- elementary but many students decided to stay home. One -- said it was dramatic per person and he said that he. Heard the shot he said he heard screens the school responded by bringing in grief counselors and the principal visited each classroom to see how students were doing. Parents -- there on therapy. Yeah we talked about safety and how it's not -- to bring -- -- anything else this -- to test it. The boy goes back before a judge in two weeks -- capacity -- -- the court to determine if he is capable of knowing he was committing a crime. Not a bad kid he really isn't.

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