Death: A 12-year-old student is killed after being shot in a South Carolina middle school – On Thursday, a Greenville County student was fatally shot at Tanglewood Middle School. Jamari Cortez Bonaparte Jackson died at the hospital, according to community activist Bruce Wilson.
According to wyff4.com, On behalf of the family, Wilson issued the following statement: “Today’s incident has left us all devastated. We adore Jamari and would appreciate it if our privacy could be respected while we grieve through this terrible time.”
A school resource officer sought backup just before 12:30 p.m., according to Greenville County deputies. At the school, more than 200 law enforcement officers arrived. Greenville County Sheriff Hobart Lewis said a suspect, who is also a student, was apprehended near the school.