A Texas teen accused of opening fireplace on a classmate at Timberview High School is again behind bars for Christmas after allegedly violating the terms of his bond, in line with media stories.
Timothy Simpkins, 18, was busted Thursday after a court-ordered urinalysis returned a optimistic end result for a bootleg substance, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.
The terms of Simpkins $75,000 bond prohibit the use of medicine and alcohol. Simpkins had earlier sought a choose’s permission to attend church on Sundays. The request hadn’t but been dominated on, in line with the native newspaper.
Many individuals criticized Simpkins’ release on social media. “Can’t remember a time where a school shooting suspect is released the next day,” wrote @rachisawake on Twitter.
Simpkins is charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a lethal weapon for the Oct. 6 shooting contained in the school that injured 4.
The violence erupted after 15-year-old pupil Zaccaeus Selby allegedly struck Simpkins. While Selby was being restrained, Simpkins allegedly walked over to his backpack, pulled out a .45 caliber handgun and shot Selby, who was critically injured, Fox4 reported. Simpkins fled in a Silver Dodge Charger earlier than later turning himself in.
A trainer was hit and one other pupil grazed by a bullet. In the following chaos, a pregnant trainer was additionally injured.
Simpkins’ household stated the teen was being bullied, however the Arlington police chief dismissed the declare, in line with the native station.