BELLAIRE HIGH SCHOOL
Gun used in Texas school shooting found, per city officials
BELLAIRE, Texas – Police have found the gun they believe a 16-year-old student used to fatally shoot his classmate last week inside a Houston-area high school, officials said. Police characterized the shooting in an ROTC room at Bellaire High School last Tuesday as an accident. Teen killed in Texas high school shooting identifiedThe city of Bellaire announced Monday that authorities have recovered the weapon. Surveillance footage shows arrest of Texas school shooting suspectBartlett said the student had taken the weapon from home, and that it was not school property nor issued by the ROTC. District Attorney Kim Ogg said the shooter and victim were friends and that there was no sign that they had been fighting before the shooting.
Teen killed in Texas high school shooting identified
BELLAIRE, Texas – A family member has identified the teen who was shot and killed at Bellaire High School on Tuesday afternoon, Click2Houston.com reported. Prosecutor: Texas teen mistakenly killed friend in schoolThe 16-year-old suspect and another person connected to the case were arrested hours after the shooting, police said. Surveillance footage shows arrest of Texas school shooting suspectThe suspected gunman was charged with manslaughter Wednesday morning and was moved to the Harris County Juvenile Probation Center, police said. Cortez was an active student at Bellaire High School, participating in activities such as the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps, according to JROTC. Arrest made after student shot to death at Bellaire High School, police sayClasses were canceled Wednesday.
Authorities make arrest after student shot, killed at Texas high school
BELLAIRE, Texas – Authorities have made an arrest after a student was shot and killed at Bellaire High School on Tuesday afternoon, Click2Houston.com reported. Shooting at East Side business ends in murder-suicide, SAPD saysThe cause of the shooting, which was reported around 4 p.m., is unknown. After the shooting, the gunman ran from the scene and was later caught by Houston police at 8900 Chimney Rock on Tuesday night, Click2Houston.com reported. It’s unknown if the gunman was a student at the school. Houston Independent School District canceled Wednesday classes at Bellaire High.