Students from the Journalism Department at Sheridan College, near Toronto launched and videotaped an act of school shooting for training purposes. Practically the whole student body and members of staff took part in the project.
Shots fired from a semi-automatic rifle used by Adam Lanza to kill 20 pupils and six teachers at the Connecticut Sandy Hook primary school were heard publicly on Wednesday, as recordings of seven 911 calls made during the rampage were released after a protracted legal dispute to prevent them going public.
A 15-year-old student was shot near West Orange High School in Winter Garden, Florida, and the suspected gunman, a 17-year-old student, was taken into police custody. Orange County Sheriff’s Department arrested J-Morian Eddie Patrick Bell in connection with the shooting of Ja’Roderick Smith. Witnesses said the two got into a fight after classes at West Orange High School ended for the day, culminating in Smith being shot in the face and abdomen around 1:25 pm.
Audio recordings from the Connecticut school shooting a year ago that killed 20 children and six teachers reveal a mixture of calm and anguish from the callers. The assailant's gunshots are clearly heard in the background.
Some 10 cases of shooting have been reported from US educational facilities over the last month. The Universities of New Jersey and North Carolina, schools in Nevada and Pennsylvania are but some of the sites in question. Although these kinds of incidents have actually become daily routine in the United States, the authorities don't seem to be ready for limiting weapons trade. Instead, they come up with low-impact alternatives.
An investigation into last year's shooting rampage at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school has been closed and questions surrounding the gunman's motivation "may never be answered," the State's Attorney said in a report issued on Monday.
A new computer game that allows players to reenact the events of the Sandy Hook massacre has angered many, including the mother of one of the victims.
A 16-year-old arrested on charges that he shot three teenagers Wednesday afternoon in Beechview near Pittsburgh Brashear High School was attempting to get revenge for a robbery and assault last month, Pittsburgh police said.
Three students were shot outside Brashear High School in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, with police saying the victims had sustained wounds but that their injuries were not life-threatening.
The two 15-year-old boys, whose identities have not been made public because they are juveniles, are arrested after they broke into a Denver middle school with guns overnight and ransacked classrooms, police said early Tuesday.
Two individuals who entered an empty school building late Monday with two long rifles are detained by the Denver police, according to various news media reports.
Denver Police say that 2 armed men are inside a middle school. A SWAT team is on the scene ABC News reports. More to follow.
Demolition work has begun on a US elementary school where 20 children and six adults were killed during a massacre last December, an official said Friday.
An 11-year-old was arrested Wednesday after police in Vancouver said he brought a handgun, more than 400 rounds of ammunition and several knives to his school.
Sparks police say several people were shot at Sparks Middle School. Two people have died, including the shooter. Two people are in critical condition at Renown Regional Medical Center.
A staff member at a North Carolina school pretended to be a gunman to teach grade six students an “enrichment lesson”.
Newtown voters have accepted a $50 million grant from the state of Connecticut to rebuild Sandy Hook Elementary, the site of last year’s school slaughter where 26 people were killed last December.
The drastically increased rate of mass shootings in the US has been on top of the agenda of the heated debate in the US Congress concerning gun control and gun violence.
A 17-year-old student was stabbed to death and three others were injured in a gang-related confrontation Wednesday at Spring High School in Texas, Harris County sheriff Adrian Garcia said.
Police took one person into custody on Tuesday after a gunshot was fired near an Atlanta-area school, a school spokesman said.