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Charges In LA Shooting

A Los Angeles county filed charges against the teenager accused of shooting 14-year old Lawrence King. Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 14-year-old boy with attempted murder and said he committed a hate crime in the classroom shooting of an eighth-grader who was declared brain dead.” The attempted murder rap will be upgraded when doctors take King off his ventilator, which is keeping his organs oxygenated for donation. [SF Chronicle]

By:           Andrew Belonksy
On:           Feb 14, 2008
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  • 2 Comments
    • Cath
      Cath

      How about making a donation in Lawrence King’s memory to Casa Pacific, the therapeutic residence for abused kids? Contact on their website:

      Vicki Murphy
      Director of Development & Public Relations
      Casa Pacifica
      1722 South Lewis Road
      Camarillo, CA 93012
      (805) 445-7804
      vmurphy@casapacifica.org

      There is also an online donation form there.

      Feb 14, 2008 at 8:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • John
      John

      This happened in Oxnard (Ventura County)…

      Also I’m passing this along:

      Please join the many in honoring Lawrence King Friday, February 15 at the Art Barn in Ventura, 856 East Thompson Boulevard. The vigil will be held from 7-9pm, with a walk to the beach beginning at 8pm.

      For more information please contact the Ventura County Rainbow Alliance at 805 339-6340.

      Donations now being received on behalf of the
      Lawrence King Memorial Fund

      Contributions may be sent to:
      Ventura County Rainbow Alliance
      4567 Telephone Road, Suite 100
      Ventura, CA 93003
      Fed tax # 77-0332688

      Feb 14, 2008 at 10:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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