Jena Six Teen: Shoots Self

 

Mychal Bell, one of the teens involved in the highly-publicized Jena Six case, accidentally shot himself in the shoulder on Monday, according to CNN.com. Bell was taken to the hospital following the incident, and days earlier the young man was arrested and charged with shoplifting, according CNN.com.  In 2007, the case of Bell and six other Black high school students charged as felons for the beating of White student, brought national scrutiny to racial tensions in the rural Louisiana town.

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