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Timothy Simpkins, 19, reacts after he is found guilty of attempted capital murder on Thursday, July 20, 2023, in Tarrant County 371st District Court in Fort Worth.


Timothy Simpkins, 19, reacts after he is found guilty of attempted capital murder on Thursday, July 20, 2023, in Tarrant County 371st District Court in Fort Worth.

Timothy Simpkins, 19, reacts after he is found guilty of attempted capital murder on Thursday, July 20, 2023, in Tarrant County 371st District Court in Fort Worth.

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Mansfield Timberview High School shooting

Four people were injured in a shooting at Mansfield Timberview High School in Arlington. Police arrested the shooter, a student at the school.

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The jury in the attempted capital murder trial of Timothy Simpkins, who shot two students and a teacher inside his Tarrant County high school, will continue Monday to hear evidence in a punishment phase.

Simpkins, 19, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison after the jury found him guilty in the 2021 shooting at Mansfield Timberview High School in Arlington. He is testifying Monday morning.

“I’m truly, truly sorry,” Simpkins said from the witness stand. “There’s nothing I can say to justify my actions. I’m sorry.”

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This story was originally published July 24, 2023, 9:04 AM.

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Emerson Clarridge covers crime and other breaking news for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He works days and reports on law enforcement affairs in Tarrant County. He previously was a reporter at the Omaha World-Herald and the Observer-Dispatch in Utica, New York.



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