The Trench Reynolds Report

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Cummings school shooting lawsuit draws response from city: In January of 2012 15-year-old Jaime Gonzalez was shot and killed by Brownsville, TX police after he brandished a gun in the halls on Cummings Middle School. The gun, pictured above turned out to be a pellet gun. Police say that Gonzalez refused to relinquish the weapon …

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Family of student killed at Cummings Middle School sue city: In January of last year police in Brownsville, Texas shot and killed 15-year-old eighth grader Jaime Gonzalez in the halls of Cummings Middle School. Gonzalez was brandishing a realistic looking pellet gun pictured above. Police asked him multiple times to relinquish the weapon but Gonzalez …

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Texas police kill 8th-grader carrying pellet gun: Eighth Grader Shot By Cops Had Pellet Gun: Parents of student killed by police say death was needless: Yesterday police in Brownsville, Texas shot and killed 15-year-old Jaime Gonzalez in the halls of Cummings Middle School. Gonzalez was said to be brandishing a weapon at police and refused …

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Parents of Milwee Middle student who was fatally shot lose in court: You may remember the story a few years back about 15-year-old Christopher Penley from Milwee Middle School in Florida. He was the kid who took a realistic-looking pellet gun to school and used it to hold a student hostage then had a standoff …

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Parents of Orlando-area teen sue sheriff’s office over fatal school shooting: The parents of Christopher Penley are suing the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. In January of 2006 15-year-old Christopher took a pellet gun and altered it to look like a real gun. He took the gun to Milwee Middle School where he used …

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Slain boy’s father says he plans to sue Seminole sheriff’s office: For those of you who may have forgotten, Christopher Penley was the Florida teen who was shot and killed by police for brandishing a pellet gun in a threatening matter at Milwee Middle School. At the time of the shooting police were not aware …

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State: Shooting Of Student With Gun Was Lawful: Some of you may remember the unfortunate death of Christopher Penley. He was the teen from Milwee Middle School in Florida who was shot by a police officer after pointing what looked like a real gun at law enforcement. The state has ruled that the shooting by …

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Some Question Whether Deputy Was Justified In Shooting: Some people have been leaving comments on my site asking if lethal force was justified in the police shooting of Christopher Penley. Maybe this article will answer some of those questions… Mike Weippert received the Purple Heart after he was stabbed in the line of duty and …

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In my blogging about Christopher Penley, the 8th grader from Florida who was shot by police while brandishing a pellet gun, I left out an important item. Christopher Penley’s father, Ralph Penley, tried to warn police that the gun his son was carrying was fake… Eslinger said Friday it wasn’t until after the incident that …

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Student carrying pellet gun shot by cops declared dead: Christopher Penley, of Winter Springs, was officially pronounced dead at 4:57 a.m. Sunday, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement posted on their Web site. Penley had been brain dead since about 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning, but was kept alive so his organs could …

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