January 23, 2013 | 06:45 PM
This is a sad situation. It's unfortunate he actually does have a criminal record and it was not caught, but the school would have had no way of knowing his mental status. A background check of any kind will not show you this. These records are extremely protected, which is also why people with mental health issues can obtain firearms as well. Until the laws change and make Chapter 51's public record, this problem will continue happen.