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"The games made me do it"

Another teenage shooting blamed on videogames

According to a report from Reuters, the attorney representing a 13 year old Texan boy who shot his friend dead is blaming violent videogames for the attack. Apparently the two teenagers had skipped school to play games all day, but the bout ended in tragedy when one boy grabbed a real gun and shot the other in the head and chest. The boy is now on trial for murder, with police arguing that he knew the difference between games and reality, while his mother is (quite rightly) being chased through the civil courts by the victim's parents, who are accusing her of negligence for leaving a loaded gun lying around the house. You have to wonder about some people...

Source - Reuters

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