Texas high school shooter granted bond arrested for violating terms of release


A Texas teen accused of opening fire on a classmate at Timberview High School is back behind bars for Christmas after allegedly violating the terms of his bond, according to media reports.

Timothy Simpkins, 18, was busted Thursday after a court-ordered urinalysis returned a positive result for an illicit substance, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

Timothy Simpkins, 18, accused of opening fire at his Texas high school afer a fight with another student.
(Arlington Police Department)

The terms of Simpkins $75,000 bond prohibit the use of drugs and alcohol. Simpkins had earlier sought a judge’s permission to attend church on Sundays. The request hadn’t yet been ruled on, according to the local newspaper.

Many people criticized Simpkins’ release on social media. “Can’t remember a time where a school shooting suspect is released the next day,” wrote @rachisawake on…

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