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November 6, 2013
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Gun wasn’t locked, shooter’s father says

RENO — The father of the 12-year-old boy who committed suicide after killing a math teacher and wounding two classmates at Sparks Middle School says the handgun his son used was kept in a case on a shelf above the kitchen refrigerator but wasn’t locked up. Jose Reyes and his wife, Liliana, said they weren’t aware their son, Jose, knew where the 9 mm semi-automatic pistol was stored, but he managed to find it. “Above the fridge, two shelves — that’s where my wife put it,” the father told KRNV-TV. “Not locked, just in their cases.” Reyes wouldn’t comment on …

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