Mom spots gun pointed at her bullied 13-year-old autistic son's head
A mother from Missouri was furious when she found out that her 13-year-old son had a gun pointed at his head by another teenager.
Emily Bridges revealed that she felt very angry after watching the video in which her son, who is on the autism spectrum, can be seen on his knees, fearing for his life.
As reported by FOX 4 KC, the 13-year-old was the one who showed Bridges the video, prompting her to go to the police to report the incident.
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In the video, which was shared over several social media platforms, the teenagers surrounding the young man demanded him to kiss their feet.
At one point, one of the bullies pulled out a gun; after that, Bridges' son, who hasn't been named for his own protection, was recorded being punched.
LACK OF CONCERN
One can only imagine what the concerned mother must have felt while watching the heartbreaking footage. Unfortunately, the police officers at the station didn't seem concerned about the incident.
According to Bridges, she went to the police on Monday, October 22, 2018, and was told that, since the aggressors were minors, there wouldn't be much happening to them.
THREE SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED
On Tuesday, it was announced by the Independence Police Department that 17-year-old Alexander Schrader, one of the bullies, had turned himself in. It has also been reported that two other boys were taken into custody but their identities are yet to be revealed.
ANOTHER HORRIFYING STORY
Bullying is a very serious issue in today's society and it's a phenom that can take place in any part of the world. Recently, a 10-year-old hearing-impaired girl named Amber Yoon was saved after being hung with a skipping rope.
The youngster was hung from a tree by a group of bullies but managed to survive thanks to a teacher who was passing by. The school didn't provide her with any medical attention and she was made to write a statement on the incident.
Her mother, Belinda Yoon, criticized the school for not taking any action against the bullies, especially because this wasn't the first time her daughter was targeted.
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