Second Child Shot by Mom in Welfare Office Dies

Timothy, Ramie Marie Grimmer killed after mom fails to get food stamps
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Dec 9, 2011 1:59 AM CST
Ramie Marie Grimmer (right) poses with a friend. The 12-year-old died after she was shot by her mom.   (Facebook)
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(Newser) – The second of two kids shot by their suicidal mom in a Texas welfare office has died, reports AP. Timothy Grimmer, 10, died of his wounds a day after his 12-year-old sister, Ramie Marie. Their mother, Rachelle Grimmer, apparently snapped when she failed to get food stamps to feed her family, and shot both kids and herself. She died at the scene. Chillingly, a fearful Ramie Marie posted on her Facebook page shortly before the shooting, "May die 2day," and added: "Tear gas, seriasly." (Read more Timothy Grimmer stories.)

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