A 13 year-old Middle School student in Michigan shot himself in the head using a 40-caliber handgun at about 8 a.m Thursday morning. Some students say he was the victim of bullying. Another student found the student’s dead body in the bathroom of the school. The student’s name has not been released at this time.
Detroit Free Press reports:
” A 13-year-old boy used a handgun to commit suicide in an upstairs bathroom Thursday at Davidson Middle School in Southgate – stunning the community and leaving students, police and school officials looking for answers.
The student — whose name was not released by school officials or police at a news conference held today — was found by another student after he allegedly shot himself with a .40-caliber handgun at about 8 a.m., according to an official with the school district. ” continued: http://www.freep.com/article/20130321/NEWS02/130321038/
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