Letters: Apr. 27, 1998

ARMED AND DANGEROUS

"Instead of debating if we should change the laws to prosecute children for adult actions, maybe we should be prosecuting the parents." STEVE PASKAY Los Angeles

Rarely has it been so clearly shown that the perpetrators of an assault were also its victims [THE JONESBORO SHOOTINGS, April 6]. The attack on schoolmates by two Arkansas youngsters ended the lives of a teacher and six children (the four who were killed and the two who shot them). Whatever factors led Mitchell Johnson, 13, and Andrew Golden, 11, to fire on their fellow students should be sought out and eliminated....

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