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Beau Wilson biography: 13 things about Farmington, New Mexico high school senior, wrestler


Beau Wilson was a teenager from Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. He had a history of mental health issues, according to the Farmington Police Department.

Wilson was a varsity wrestler at Farmington High School on North Sunset Avenue in Farmington. He trained at Stout Wrestling Academy in Farmington.

As a juvenile, Wilson committed minor infractions but there was nothing that would rise to the level of serious crime. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. In April 2016, he finished third in the 12 and under 66 category at the RMN Aztec Warrior Championships in Farmington.
  2. In February 2017, he finished fourth in the 80 pounds category at the Jim Dandy Memorial wrestling tournament at Monument Valley High School in Kayenta, Arizona, USA.
  3. In April 2017, finished first in the 5 under 80 category at the Piedra Vista Bad Cat Tournament and fourth in the 12 and under 74 category at the Rocky Mountain National Tournament.
  4. In November 2017, he finished first in the 12 and under 85 category and second in the 15 and under 88 category at the 2017 Thunder Wrestling Tournament.
  5. In February 2018, he finished first in the 12 and under 85 category at the New Mexico State Tournament.
  6. In April 2018, he finished third in the 15 and under 88 category at the RMN Aztec Warrior Championships in Farmington.
  7. On January 12, 2019, he defeated Zayden Fankhauser before losing to Barrett Spangler, Mackenzie Jeffords and Titus Tromblee at My First Wrestling Tournament in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA.
  8. On January 27, 2019, he defeated Rylan Davison before losing to Kingstin Ferguson at the Malcolm Youth Sports Association (MYSA) Malcolm Wrestling Club Tournament in Malcolm, Lancaster County.
  9. He competed in the high school 9th-10th grade 113 category at the 2020 USAW Brian Keck Memorial Preseason Nationals, which was held in Des Moines, Iowa, USA from October 30, 2020 to November 2, 2020. He lost to Eli Kirk and Christian Davis.
  10. In October 2022, he turned 18.
  11. In November 2022, he legally purchased a firearm.
  12. At around 10:56 a.m. on May 15, 2023, he fired shots from an assault-style rifle and two other weapons at multiple homes on North Dustin Avenue in Farmington and killed Gwendolyn Schofield, 97, Shirley Voita, 79, and Melanie Ivie, 73, and injured Farmington Police Department sergeant Rachel Discenza, New Mexico State Police officer Andreas Stamatiadis and four others. After the shooting, police officers fatally shot him.
  13. He was supposed to graduate from Farmington High School on May 16, 2023.

(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


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