Police shoot a boy - level 2

Police shoot a boy - level 2

04-11-2013 14:00

The community of a Californian town is in shock. A thirteen-year-old boy was shot dead by the police.

The boy left school early. He decided to take a pellet gun to his friend’s house. When the boy was walking with the gun, two policemen saw him. They told him to drop the gun, but he probably didn’t. The policemen shot him several times.

People want to know what exactly happened. Somebody also suggested that the policemen should be tested for drugs.

Difficult words:

pellet gun (gun which cannot kill and is used as a toy)

friend’s (his friends home)

several (few).

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