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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Details emerge in shooting that left brothers dead
Pasco, Hudson, 3-26-15--Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco talks about a Wednesday shooting at 16916 Bachmann Ave. in Hudson where Kevin Pimentel, age 12, shot and killed one brother Brady Pimentel, age 6, and shot and wounded another brother Trevor Pimentel, 16, before shooting and killing himself. ANDY JONES/STAFF
As a hard-working single mother of four grappled with the grief over the deaths of two sons, Pasco deputies were struggling to understand why the woman’s 12-year-old shot his two brothers before committing suicide.
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Attorney Stephen Diaco, far left, speaks to reporters along with the parents and sisters of Jenny Caballero during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 in Tampa. The Hillsborough County School Board Tuesday approved a settlement with the parents of Jenny Caballero, the seventh-grader with Down syndrome who walked away from gym class at her Riverview school last year and drowned in a pond. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
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