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Deputies investigate fatal La Vernia shooting

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Wilson County News
March 30, 2011, 7:17pm
14,015 views | 23 comments

LA VERNIA -- Deputies from the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal March 30 shooting death on Rosewood Drive south of here.

Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. confirmed that the victim was Glenn Hendrickson, the assistant principal of La Vernia Junior High. The cause of death appears to have been a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Deputies were called to the home at approximately 3:30 p.m. after a family member found Hendrickson’s body.

For more, read the April 6 print edition of the Wilson County News.

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March 31, 2011 1:59pm
We are closing comments on this story out of respect for the family of Mr. Hendrickson and due to the sensitive nature of this event.

Lisa Franke  
March 31, 2011 1:40pm
Mr. Hendrickson will always be remembered as the great man that he was. He was easy to talk to, always had a smile for everyone and found the positive even out of a negative situation. He was first to help a child in need,... More ›

La Vernia  
March 31, 2011 12:55pm
This is such a sad, sad situation for the family, school children, and staff/faculty of LVISD. My thoughts, and prayers go out to Mr. Hendrickson's family in this awful time. Also, to the children, and employees at LVJH and... More ›

March 31, 2011 11:48am
Coach Hendrickson was my high school basketball coach as well as my Health teacher. I was deeply saddend to hear of his passing. He will always hold a place in my heart for he was a leader and AWESOME coach and friend. May God... More ›

La Vernia  
March 31, 2011 11:36am
Our heartfelt condolences go to Mr. Hendrickson's family, co-workers and to all of the students that he has touched over the years in La Vernia. I had my first contact with him when our oldest grandson was having problems in... More ›

Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
March 31, 2011 11:22am
Dr. Tom Harvey, La Vernia Independent School District superintendent, advises that the district is postponing the dedication of its new auditorium until Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m. as the district and community mourn the passing... More ›

March 31, 2011 11:11am
dissapointedinyou- well said

Katie Etringer  
La Vernia  
March 31, 2011 10:50am
Our family would like to let the Hendrickson Family know that you are in our thought and prayers. "Coach Hendrickson" just finished coaching our son's basketball team and I would like to say that we couldn't have... More ›

La Vernia, TX  
March 31, 2011 10:50am
There is a time and place for issues to resurface and the forum under the tragic article about a man dying is not the place. This is about Mr. Hendrickson and his family, please be compassionate for the family, he deserves his... More ›

David Oquin  
March 31, 2011 10:49am
Glen Hendrickson was one of the finest men I ever knew. I am so saddened by his death. As a former employee, I got to know Glen both professionally and personally. This is a tremendous loss for the students and teachers in... More ›

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