A high school student who lunged at his clbackmates with a knife within the schoolyard earlier than being shot by police snapped after he had been bullied for days, it has been claimed.
The 14-year-old, who has been named regionally as Logan Clark, was captured on digital camera wielding a big blade at fellow college students at Procter R. Hug High School in Reno, Nevada, earlier than refusing to place it down.
He was then shot by a faculty police officer after he did not observe orders and is at present in a crucial situation in a Reno hospital.
And now a Facebook post showing to be from the boy’s father, Justin, claims the incident occurred as a result of his son was being bullied.
He wrote on-line: ‘To idiots that suppose Logan was incorrect know he was being bullied he isn’t the type to back down.
‘He introduced the knives as a result of he was gonna b jumped and he was the varsity knew of this and did not act.’
Throughout the incident, the varsity was positioned on lock-down prompting many involved mother and father to hurry to the varsity gates.
One of many parents, Demick Laflamme claimed his son Demick Jr was a buddy of the wounded scholar.
And he instructed the Reno-Gazette Journal that he believed that Logan had been bullied within the days main as much as the incident.
He defined: ‘He’s my son’s greatest buddy. He is a sufferer and he is solely 15 years previous. He’s over at my home virtually daily.
‘He is child. All of his backociates like him. H!!!, even I really like him and I do not like children.