Ex-Arlington councilman's granddaught...

Ex-Arlington councilman's granddaughter dies in apparent accidental shooting

There are 2 comments on the Star-telegram.com story from Jan 12, 2011, titled Ex-Arlington councilman's granddaughter dies in apparent accidental shooting. In it, Star-telegram.com reports that:

By Marty Sabota [email protected] The Bosque County Sheriff's Office is investigating the apparent accidental shooting death of a 4-year-old Nacogdoches girl who is the granddaughter of an Arlington businessman and former councilman.According to the sheriff's office, emergency personnel responded Saturday afternoon to a report of a ...

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Laura Perkins

Arlington, TX

#1 Jan 13, 2011
I think it blatantly irresponsible and callous of The Arlignton Citizen Journal to list the personal information of those individuals who are experiencing such an unspeakable and horrific tragedy. Furthermore, I find it even more disturbing the way the article uses incomplete and limited information to portray the parents in an absolutely unfair way. The majority of the facts of the case were left out of this "If it bleeds, it leads" piece. The author of this piece of "news" should be ashamed. Comon human decency has completely left the practice of reporting news. This article is a sad testament to how far the media has fallen into a patheic state of sensationalism. It is no wonder media crediblilty and integrity are in question among the common everyday folk of this nation.
Gary Robertson

Crowley, TX

#2 Jan 19, 2011
I agree, Laura! And please know that our prayers are with your entire family.

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