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E.O. Green School Shooting

Testimony: Gay teen pushed boundaries before death

A former California school official has testified that a gay teen who was shot and killed in 2008 made sexually inappropriate comments to other students in the weeks before the shooting.Joy Epstein also told jurors Monday that 15-year-old Larry King pushed boundaries by wearing women's high-heeled boots and makeup.The former vice president of E. O. Green School says she warned Larry that dressing differently could make things hard on him but that she and other teachers didn't discourage him because it didn't violate the school's dress code.Brandon McInerney, now 17, is accused of killing Larry in a school computer lab. His lawyer says he was pushed over the edge by Larry's unwelcome advances.Prosecutors say McInerney was motivated by white supremacy to commit a hate crime....

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