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The teenager who shot four people in an Arlington, Texas high school on Wednesday was released on $75,000 bond after turning himself in.

Timothy George Simpkins, 18, walked free from jail after he turned himself accompanied by his attorney on Wednesday evening.

The teenager posted bond hours after he shot up a classroom at Timberview High School on Oct. 6.

Family members say Simpkins was constantly "bullied" because he "was rich" and "had nice things."

Carol Harrison Lafayette, a spokesperson for the family, told reporters that Simpkins had been bullied and robbed twice at school.

"This is a situation where Timothy was being bullied," Harrison Lafayette said.

"It had been reported to the principals right along with the teachers. I'm not trying to justify the gun that was brought, but when you're being bullied, when there's bullies, throughout this nation you hear of young people ... committing suicide."

She described Simpkins as an "outgoing, loving person" who lives with his grandmother who helped raise him.

"He's been around his grandmother, his loving mother, they taught him to love, and he was a giver... mostly well liked up until the point where he got into his senior year... He was looking forward to graduating and doing something with his life."

Cell phone video taken by another student shows a boy who looks like Simpkins covering his head with his hands while a 15-year-old boy punched him repeatedly.
 

After the fight, Simpkins reportedly retrieved a black Glock handgun from his backpack and shot the 15-year-old, who is still hospitalized.

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An Instagram photo shows Simpkins sitting in his silver Dodge Charger with a black handgun visible in the driver's side door pocket.

Simpkins also allegedly shot 25-year-old Calvin Pettitt, a male teacher who broke up the fight. Pettitt was shot in the back. A female student who was grazed by a bullet was released from the hospital on Wednesday.

It isn't clear why Simpkins was in the same class as a 15-year-old.

Simpkins' family claims he was bullied by other students because he has nice things. They claim he lashed out in self-defense.

His family described Simpkins as a 'lovable' kid who was only trying to defend himself.
 

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The press release sounded too good to be true: Atlanta rappers Young Thug and Gunna posted bail for "30 low-level offenders to reunite with their families."

In reality, Young Thug and Gunna paid about $300,000 to bond out only 6 inmates from the over-crowded Fulton County Jail on April 23.

One of those inmates was a murder suspect who had already spent three years in jail awaiting trial. Five of the "low-level offenders" were in jail on felony charges.

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If you recall, Young Thug, real name Jefferey Williams (left), said he and Gunna (right) "woke up and went to the jail ... and just got as many people as we can out."

Of the six people released that day, the murder suspect's bond was the highest. The two rappers paid $239,000 cash to spring him from jail.

On Monday, a judge revoked the man's bond and he was re-arrested. Online records obtained by AJC.com show that, as of Tuesday, he remained in jail.

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According to AJC.com, newly elected Fulton Sheriff Patrick Labat confirmed that the PR stunt was planned days in advance with Young Thug and Gunna (pictured).

Labat said his agency gave the rappers a list of 40 inmates in response to their request for inmates who could be easily released.

It isn't clear how a murder suspect got on that list.

Crews filmed the six inmates walking out of jail into their loved ones' arms. The footage will be part of a music video, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Sheriff Labat said he was asked to appear in the music video, alongside the two rappers and the newly released inmates. But he declined.

"That's not my job," he told Channel 2's Michael Seiden.

Thug and Gunna previously denied reports that the $300,000 bonds were part of a stunt to promote their album, Slime Language 2.

The album, released on Young Thug's Young Stoner Life (YSL) label on April 16 debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

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Rapper Quando Rondo and King Von's alleged killer Lul Timm (right) celebrated after Timm was released from an Atlanta jail over the weekend.

Lul Timm, real name Timothy Leeks, is accused of gunning down Chicago rapper King Von outside the Monaco Hookah Lounge in downtown Atlanta in November.

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King Von, born Dayvon Bennett, was involved in a fistfight with Rondo at the time of the shooting. Von died hours later during surgery at an Atlanta hospital. He was 26.

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Timm was released from jail after Rondo (pictured in 2019) allegedly paid his $100,000 bond. Timm shared an Instagram photo of himself wearing all black on Saturday.

Timm captioned the image: "I got bruddas that didn’t come from my mother but we locced in 4L [sic]."
 

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Rondo was not charged in Von's murder, but his life is in constant danger. Rumor has it that rapper Lil Durk (pictured left with Von) put a $5 million bounty on Rondo's head.

A King Von fan wrote this comment on Timm's IG page: "You are a living dead... When you go out of jail just remember this. F*** your life pu**y. You are next."

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YFN Lucci is a free man after a judge released him on $500,000 bond on Monday.

Video footage shows the rapper emerging from jail around 4 p.m. on Monday after posting $50,000 cash, 10% of his bond.

Lucci, real name Rayshawn Bennett, 29, was arrested for murder in the shooting death of 28-year-old James Adams in Atlanta.

A judge ordered Lucci to surrender his passport and wear an ankle monitor. He has to remain home between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

He can only leave home to meet with his lawyer or for doctor's appointments.

Lucci is not allowed to communicate with his alleged victims, witnesses or co-defendants in the case. He also can't associate with any known gang members or convicted felons, according to TMZ.

Don't expect to welcome Lucci back to the internet. The judge ordered him to stay off social media, he can't leave the state to book shows, and he can't visit a certain recording studio.

His attorney tells TMZ, "The bond was negotiated last week and finalized today. He was released just before 4 pm. There are a variety of conditions which is somewhat consistent with these cases, which included surrendering his passport."

Lucci is best known for dating rapper Lil Wayne's only daughter, Reginae Carter, 22.

It isn't clear if he is allowed to hook up with Reginae, although rumor has it that she put up the bond money for her man.

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Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot and killed two Black Lives Matter protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin was released on bond Friday.

Rittenhouse, who was charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, posted $2 million bond -- mostly donations raised through crowdfunding websites.

He posted bond through his attorney at about 2 pm, Kenosha county sheriff's Sgt David Wright told reporters.

The teenager is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz during violent Jacob Blake protests on August 25.

Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, told police he was attacked by the protesters. At least one protester was armed with a gun.

Conservatives praised Rittenhouse as a hero who was exercising his right to bear arms during the unrest in Kenosha.

His initial bail amount was $1 million, but an Illinois judge increased the amount to $2 million after Rittenouse's supporters quickly raised the $1 million to pay his bail.

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Remy Ma is back home with her husband, Papoose, and infant daughter after she was released from jail on $1,500 bail on Wednesday, May 1. The 38-year-old rapper was arrested on Wednesday after she turned herself in to police on a felony assault charge of punching Love & Hip Hop co-star Brittney Taylor.

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The superfan who paid $100,000 of R. Kelly's $1 million bond is reportedly a 47-year-old female entrepreneur who owns a restaurant and daycare center in suburban Chicago, Illinois.

Fox 32 News anchor Tia Ewing reports the generous benefactor who helped spring the troubled R&B crooner from jail on Monday owns the Love on the Blu restaurant in Blue Island, Illinois.

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