Cop Didn't Need to Shoot Teen at Nevada High School, Family Insists | NBC 6 South Florida
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Cop Didn't Need to Shoot Teen at Nevada High School, Family Insists

The boy remained in critical condition Thursday at Renown Medical Center, police told NBC News

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    AP Photo/Scott Sonner
    A Reno police officer stands guard outside Hug High School on the north side of Reno on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 while other officers talk after a Washoe County School District police officer shot a student following a disturbance at the school. Police say the Nevada high school student who was shot by a campus police officer was the only person wounded on campus.

    The family of the 14-year-old boy whom police shot and critically wounded at a Nevada high school said Thursday that the officer should have found a better way to resolve things, NBC News reported. 

    A school district police officer shot the boy Wednesday during a confrontation witnessed by more than 40 classmates at Hug High School in Reno, authorities said. They said the boy got into an altercation with a classmate and began threatening other students with a knife. 

    The boy remained in critical condition Thursday at Renown Medical Center, police told NBC News, which isn't naming him because he's a juvenile. 

    "There are many questions to be answered as to what happened and what could have been done to avoid the use of lethal force," the boy's family said in a statement Thursday.

    Do Cats Actually Love Their Humans?

    [NATL] Do Cats Actually Love Their Humans?

    Does your little feline friend actually love you, or are they just using you for food? Scientists from Oregon State University isolated 50 cats, depriving them of all stimuli before reintroducing four things: human interaction, food, scent and toys.

    (Published Tuesday, March 28, 2017)