Funeral held for Bart Palosz, Greenwich bullying victim

A funeral will be held this afternoon for Greenwich bullying victim Bart Palosz. Police say the 15-year-old shot himself in the head Tuesday night.

Police say 15-year-old Bart Palosz shot himself in the head Tuesday night.

Police say 15-year-old Bart Palosz shot himself in the head Tuesday night. (8/30/13)

GREENWICH - A funeral was held this afternoon for Greenwich teen Bart Palosz.

Hundreds gathered at the Holy Name of Jesus Church in Stamford for the teen's funeral and to pay respects to the family.

Police say the 15-year-old shot himself in the head Tuesday night.

His family says he was bullied for years because he did not fit in.

His friends say he was a kind and gentle person, who was always trying to make friends.

However, they say he was constantly rejected, and it became a cruel game for some people.

During the funeral, the priest called the incident a tragedy.

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