FIND JUSTICE FOR SKYLER BORING!
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FIND JUSTICE FOR SKYLER BORING!

    1. Rose Hawkins
    2. Petition by

      Rose Hawkins

      Maryville, TN

​    Skyler Boring was bigger than life. He was a state ranked wrestler & co-captain of his high school wrestling team. By his senior year, he was flooded with scholarships to attend universities all over the country. He accepted none because he wanted to stay with his mom, Amy Boring. Skyler had to keep in good shape to be such a great wrestler. He ran 4 miles & on his route, he checked in on an elderly neighbor. That's the kind of guy Skyler was. He would give you the shirt off his back. He could take any situation & make you have a great time with just his presence. He could make the grumpiest person laugh.

    On May 28, 2013 Skyler was shot & died on his way from Blount Memorial Hospital to University of Tennessee Medical Center. The authorities say Skyler & some friends were playing a war game with actual guns. A 12 guage pump shot gun happened to be loaded & was aimed & shot at Skyler. The people present called 911 from Skyler's phone & met up with an amulance at a local gas station in Skyler's car, a two door pontiac grand am. Skyler was then transported to Blount Memorial Hospital where doctors tried to stabilize him & transport him to UT Medical Center. He then passed away later that night. Seems like a likely story, some dumb kids were involved in a tragic "accident" but things don't add up that easy:

- Skyler was raised around guns, hunting since he could walk, he knew gun safety. He would never point an actual gun at someone nor would he allow someone to point one at him.
- You have to pump a shot gun, you hear the shell drop into the chamber & then you can shoot. It's not an aim & shoot gun.
- Skyler's keys & cellphone I am assuming were in his pocket. Why go through a gunshot victims pockets instead of grabbing your own? Unless you were looking for something else. Like his wallet?
- Why take him to a gas station that is right down the road from the hospital? The time you waste waiting there you could have already been at the ER.
- Why wasn't there a lot of blood in the vehicle? Surely a shotgun wound to the chest would have produced more bloodshed in his vehicle than there was.
- Why were Skyler's knuckles bruised & scratched at his service? Was he fighting for his life?
- Why do the witnesses stories not match up? The truth doesn't change but their stories do.

There are plenty of other questions, all with no answers. The authroities have no new news. The kids present at Skyler's death are still out there. Accident or not someone should still pay. Skyler isn't here to tell us what happened, so we have to make sure we serve him justice.

To:
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CNN
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HOW LONG DO WE HAVE TO WAIT TO GET JUSTICE?
WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR MONTHS AND STILL NO ANSWER!
WE WILL NOT STOP FIGHTING UNTIL SKYLER GETS THE JUSTICE HE DESERVES!!

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 1,000 signatures
    2. Decision-maker Tim Malone responds:

      Tim Malone

      The story is too fishy... This young man deserves justice and closure for his family


    3. Reached 750 signatures

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    • David Halvorsen MARYVILLE, TN
      • 2 months ago

      To get justice for this poor kid and his mother amy boring

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      • 2 months ago

      I babysat him as a kid. He was my son's friend. His mother was like family to us. He was a COMPLETE JOY to be around and his love for animals was unsurpassed!!!

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    • Linda Elsbernd PAPILLION, NE
      • 2 months ago

      He is the grandson of a friend. This family needs closure.

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    • Judy Mincey WALLAND, TN
      • 2 months ago

      Over a year now and still no justice for my grandson. The criminal court did nothing. The young man who shot Skyler pled guilty and just because by the time they got him to a courtroom he was only 4 days from his 19th birthday, they let him walk free. That's right. They took his plea and let him walk out of the courthouse. They refused to move it to adult court. So much for the people who were supposed to fight for Skyler. The civil case is still to come. We will not give up our fight to get justice for Skyler. He deserves the right to be able to rest in peace. Please keep signing. We need your help.

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    • christopher ogle WALLAND, TN
      • 4 months ago

      justice needs to be served

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