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Student Suspended After Disarming Gunman

Steven668 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 2:05 AM
Fort Meyers reportedly has a violent crime rate approximately 2.5 times that of Florida overall, and over 4 times the national average. In other words, Fort Meyers is a bad neighborhood. The high school is situated in the worst part of Fort Meyers, making it a very bad neighborhood. Considering that the student with the gun probably has friends of similarly unpleasant disposition, I am impressed that the hero took any action at all. Promising to testify in a case like this is like a Cicero resident in 1932 promising to testify against Al Capone. The Church frowns on suicide.

I am sure many of you have heard about many instances lately about gun related issues in schools that do not actually involve real guns. Many children have gotten in trouble after drawing guns or making gestures with their hands representing guns, but now there is another example of something similar happening in a high school in Florida.

A 16-year-old high school student in Fort Meyers, Florida was suspended for 3 days for wrestling a loaded gun away from another teen who was threatening to shoot. The 16-year-old tackled a 15-year-old classmate on the school bus after he allegedly...