ARLINGTON, TEXAS —
An 18-year-old scholar accused in a taking pictures at a Texas highschool was launched from jail Thursday after posting bond.
Police accuse Timothy George Simpkins of opening hearth in a classroom Wednesday at Timberview Excessive College in Arlington. Two individuals had been shot and two others suffered unspecified accidents. He was jailed on three counts of aggravated assault with a lethal weapon.
Police have mentioned the taking pictures occurred after a combat, however Simpkins’ household mentioned he had been bullied and robbed twice at college.
“The choice he made, taking the gun, we’re not justifying that,” mentioned household spokeswoman Carol Harrison Lafayette, who spoke to reporters exterior the Simpkins’ house Wednesday night time whereas standing with different kin. “That was not proper. However he was attempting to guard himself.”
Police mentioned a 15-year-old scholar who was shot remained in vital situation whereas a 25-year-old trainer who was shot was in good situation Thursday.