The household of a teenage boy who allegedly shot and injured 4 individuals at a Texas highschool declare the 18-year-old introduced the weapon to highschool for cover as a result of he was the sufferer of bullying.
The suspect, recognized as Timothy George Simpkins, was charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a lethal weapon after turning himself in yesterday afternoon.
Simpkins’ household maintains that he was a pupil at Timberview High School and a goal of bullies who had been jealous of him as a result of he wore good garments and drove a pleasant automobile.
A cousin of Simpkins wrote about his cousin on Fb, saying, “at the end of the day, my lil cousin was bullied. I don’t know to feel about this he not no bad kid,” Cint Wheat wrote.
One other relative informed the media he was robbed twice in school and ceaselessly focused.
“He was robbed. It was recorded. It happened not just once, it happened twice. He was scared, he was afraid,” Carol Harrison-Lafayette stated whereas including “There is no such thing as a justification of anyone … being harm.
Simpkins was launched on a $75,000 bond on Thursday.