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Published January 04, 2012, 06:46 PM

Texas Police Kill 8th-grader Carrying Pellet Gun

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Police shot and killed an eighth-grader in the hallway of his middle school Wednesday after the boy brandished what looked like a handgun and pointed it at officers. It turned out to be a pellet gun that closely resembled the real thing.

By: Christopher Sherman, Associated Press

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