Handcuffed Texas Teen Shoots Self in Back of Cruiser

After being arrested on suspicion of bringing a gun to school, somehow he retrieved a “hidden gun” and shot himself in the back of the head


Michael Winter, USA Today & AZ Central | Thursday, December 6, 2012

HOUSTON, Texas -- A Texas teen removed from a Houston-area high school Wednesday after threatening self-harm shot himself in the head while handcuffed in the back of a moving police car, according to news reports.

Constable deputies had searched the North Shore student, but he somehow retrieved a “hidden gun” and shot himself in the back of the head, said a spokesman for the Galena Park Independent School District, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Handcuffed Texas Student Shoots Self in Back of Cruiser


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