Letter writer Sally Neustadt says that the young man who shot to death Timothy Reynolds should be remanded to the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services rather than face life imprisonment (”Teen charged in squeegee killing should be tried as a juvenile,” Nov. 17). But she doesn’t take into account the fact that Reynolds had only a bat in his hand and, after yelling at the group of squeegee workers, had turned to get back in his car, when he was shot several times anyway.
As a juvenile, the shooter would be released at age 21 if not sooner. If that is his punishment, I doubt that it could be considered adequate.
— Arthur Shefrin, Baltimore
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