15-year-old shot at Calif. middle school
The victim was a constant target for other boys, as he would reportedly wear women's jewelry, makeup, and had declared himself gay, according to the Los Angeles Times. Investigators have not verified if the boy is indeed gay.
"This kind of incident is the most difficult for police officers," Keith [Oxnard Police Department spokesman] said. "A 15-year-old should be allowed to go to school and be in a safe environment but this sort of thing happens all over the country."
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