Texas shooting suspect's dad says son may have been bullied
25 May, 2018, 11:57 | Author: Inez Murphy
One of those students was Clay Horn, a pole vaulter who is now being treated for gunshot wounds.
The suspect's attorney, Nicholas Poehl, has said he is investigating whether his client endured any "teacher-on-student" bullying after reading reports of the teen being mistreated by football coaches.
About 20 people, including those who support arming teachers, attended the first of three days of meetings in the state capital, Austin, following the fourth-deadliest US school shooting this year at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Friday.
Some gun rights proponents in Texas have embraced the idea of arming teachers, a strategy advocated by the National Rifle Association and U.S. President Donald Trump. "There's not a single answer".
Students described the initial confusion as the fire alarm went off at Santa Fe High School before shots rang out and students fled from the school buildings into nearby streets and woodland.
But Texas is not expected to follow Florida's path in enacting new gun restrictions.
"I think that there is definitely something going on in terms of mental health history", attorney Nicholas Poehl told NBC News. "They see the person as the problem and security as the second problem". Several top Republicans have called for the state to "harden" school campuses against future attacks and arm more teachers. Tuesday's inaugural session focused on school districts arming teachers and better tracking student mental health.
The Republican-controlled legislature is out of session until January 2019, making it almost impossible for the state to implement and fund any major changes that come out of this week's talks.
"The roundtables are more political theater than anything else", Jones said.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has convened the first of three roundtable meetings to address school violence and safety. He did not respond to a request for comment.
Another school banned backpacks to prevent hidden weapons from slipping through, while others changed dress codes to forbid heavy clothing such as the trench coat Pagourtzis was said to be wearing to hide his weapons. Abbott has given no indication that he would do so.
One program being run out of Texas Tech University in Lubbock to screen students who could harm themselves or others has Abbott's attention.
The program trains people, using Federal Bureau of Investigation threat-assessment criteria, to go to schools and screen students, according to Billy Philips, an epidemiologist and director of the Office of Rural Health at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. About 1 percent of them were referred to licensed counselors. What we know about the Santa Fe High School shooting victims Houston Texans' star J.J. Watt visited with survivors of the shooting Monday and stopped to take photos with nurses who have been working to care for the wounded. They included measures to buy back guns, improve gun safety education and create a lethal violence protective order to stop a potentially risky person from buying or possessing a firearm.
Adams tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he was "glad to be able to assist", and said the unidentified patient was doing well. The vice admiral, an anesthesiologist, was traveling to MS for a panel discussion on opioid abuse, ABC News reported.
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