Teen Jaime Gonzalez shot holding a pellet gun. Why? What Happened? What can we do to prevent this?

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—With friends and family still demanding justice for a Texas eighth-grader shot by police after he pointed a pellet gun at them, a neighborhood priest struck a different tone Saturday, urging teens at his funeral to learn from the experience and “get out of trouble.” The Rev. Jorge Gomez spoke in English and Spanish to an estimated 500 people who packed a Brownsville church for the funeral of 15-year-old Jaime Gonzalez. Police say Gonzalez was shot twice in the torso Wednesday morning after refusing officers’ repeated requests to drop what was later identified as a pellet gun. Gomez saved his most poignant remarks during the funeral for Gonzalez’s contemporaries. Dozens of them filled pews at the church just one block from the teen’s home and wore matching white t-shirts with his photograph on the back. The priest thanked them for their generosity — kids from the neighborhood ran a car wash to raise money for funeral expenses — and urged them to continue in that spirit. “I implore you young people, learn from this experience,” Gomez said. “It is not easy to be a teenager … but it does not last forever.” He added, “Young people, I invite you to get out of trouble. Don’t get lost.” Gomez and others have said the neighborhood is a tough place to grow up. There are many single-parent homes and some gang problems. Neither was an issue in Gonzalez’s case though, Gomez said earlier in the week. Gonzalez was a drum major at Cummings Middle School and active

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Friend Of Utah Man Killed By Pirates Near Somalia
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