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Gay Teen Shot at School

"(02-15) 04:00 PST Oxnard, Ventura County -- Prosecutors filed a charge of murder with a hate-crime enhancement Thursday against a 14-year-old boy in the school shooting of a classmate who has been declared brain dead." SFGate

An 8th grade student in California was shot on Tuesday and declared brain dead today. 365gay and the Los Angeles Times is report that other students described him as openly gay and effeminate and they said that the other boys felt threatened by him. According to students the shooter and the victim were involved in an altercation during lunch earlier in the week. It is unclear what the motive was at this time.

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Posted by lakerboy805 on February 12, 2008 at 5:09 p.m. (Suggest removal)

My nephew sat next to the victim and seen what happened, according to him and other students it was a problem over the victims sexuality and telling the shooter that he loved him...