Now his parents say they are out thousands of dollars as a result of the
arrest, which took place in October and led to the boy being put on
"It was heart wrenching to see my... 11-year-old son walk out my front door
in handcuffs," said the child's mother in a report Monday on Fox 31 News in
The boy, identified as "Tim" because the family did not want their names
used, suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder and was told by his therapist
to draw pictures when he feels himself get upset or agitated.
On that day last year, he drew a picture of himself as a stick figure, using
a gun to shoot several other stick figure people, his mother said. Above the
figures he wrote, "teachers must die" and "music sucks."
"It was what his doctors had told him was the right thing to do," "Jane"
said, according to Fox 31 News.