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]

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2 Comments

  • 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
    [email protected]

    There is also an online donation form there.

  • 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

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