Arlington PD: Teen shot, killed by bully
Bully arrested, charged with murder, per authorities
ARLINGTON, Texas – A teen is dead and another is charged with murder after a shooting in Texas.
The victim reportedly tried to defend a boy from a bully, KTVT reports.
Police said that bully later got a gun and got his revenge.
Samuel Reynolds, 16, was an Arlington High School sophomore who played on soccer teams around the area.
A few days ago, police say he intervened to stop another teenager who was being assault and bullied by a 15-year-old, KTVT reports.
Police say the 15-year-old bully confronted Reynolds on Friday, pulling a .40 caliber gun and shooting him.
Reynolds later died from the incident, according to authorities.
Police say security cameras captured the 15-year-old pulling the gun and shooting Reynolds, KTVT reports.
The suspect was arrested and charged with murder.
Arlington High School raised its flag at half-staff in honor of the student and has grief counselors on site, available for students.
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