Gay student faces expulsion for firing stun gun to fend off bullies

Darnell “Dynasty” Young, a 17-year-old gay student at Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis, Ind., is facing possible expulsion after he fired a stun gun at bullies he claims were about to beat him up, the Indianapolis Star reports. According to the paper, Young said classmates frequently harassed him, at times throwing rocks and taunting him for dressing too flamboyantly. Chelisa Grimes, Young’s mother, also told the paper that when she went to school officials to complain, they placed the blame on Young for being “openly gay.” The conflict came to a head on April 16 when six students allegedly surrounded Young, threatening to cause him physical harm…

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