Richard Panepinto, formerly of Jamie's Path, allegedly shot his son and then himself during a domestic dispute on Jamie's Path.
A father shot his 15-year-old son and then himself during a domestic dispute Tuesday on Jamie's Path. Plymouth Police say that Richard Panepinto, 53, allegedly shot his son and then himself around 5:30 p.m. Police responding to reports of gunfire found the boy, Shawn Penepinto, a freshman at Plymouth North High School, lying on a neighbor's front lawn with a single gunshot wound to the upper body. His father was found in the driveway of 24 Jamie's Path with a gunshot wound to the chest. It appears that Panepinto no longer lives at the address. TheBostonChannel.com reports that Panepinto was waiting with a gun for his son to arrive. Police said Panepinto shot his 15-year-old son, Shawn, and then shot himself in their driveway. A neighbor …
The bill, which is designed to help victims of domestic violence keep their jobs, will go to the House of Representatives after being approved unanimously by the Senate.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
The Senate on Thursday passed legislation establishing new employment rights for victims of domestic violence that will help victims keep their jobs and increase long-term economic productivity. The vote was 34-0. The bill has wide support from advocacy organizations and the business community. “Too many jobs are lost and too many lives are being destroyed because victims don’t have the opportunity to get the help they need and improve their situations without fear of being fired and putting themselves in a more vulnerable position,” Senate President Therese Murray, D-Plymouth, said. “This bill requires reasonable employer considerations to help victims recover and continue to make a living. It will help alleviate the human costs, and the …