Share Tweet Email Share: Share Tweet Email EMBED <> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="https://abc13.com/video/embed/?pid=5188806" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Deadly school shooting in Brazil. Share: Share Tweet Email AP SAO PAULO -- Authorities say hooded teenagers opened fire at a school in southern Brazil, killing six people before taking their own lives. Wednesday's shooting happened in a public school in Suzano, a suburb of Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city. The state government of Sao Paulo says two youths armed with guns and wearing hoods entered the school and began shooting at students and then killed themselves. Authorities say five students and an administrator at the school were killed. Latin America's largest nation has the largest number of annual homicides in the world, but school shootings are rare. Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro … [Read more...] about Teens kill 6, themselves in school shooting in Brazil: Officials
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0 Have your say A powerful and toxic conspiracy of Republicans, the National Rifle Association and firearm manufacturers is prepared to squander the lives of innocent children for profit, writes Henry McLeish. America doesn’t like to be reminded of the fact, that it is the school massacre capital of the world. A country so awash with guns that the statistics are embarrassing, even to put on paper. A country lacking any real sense of remorse in the face of the relentless and senseless killing of children and teachers in the incomprehensible setting of schools. A country that is unable or unwilling to take decisive action against a firearm epidemic. Marking the anniversaries of gun violence is commonplace. Last month it was the Parkland high school shooting in Florida, with 17 deaths on Valentine’s Day 2018. Next month will see the 20th anniversary of the 13 deaths at Columbine High in Denver, Colorado.After the Denver tragedy, a predictable outcry … [Read more...] about Why Trump helped mentally ill to buy guns despite school shootings – Henry McLeish
THE US and the world have been left in shock following the latest tragedy to blight America. Five died in Maryland after a gunman reduced the offices of the Capital Gazette newspaper to a "warzone" in what the Gun Violence Archive says is the 154th mass shooting this year. Here are the deadliest attacks of all time... What happened in the Maryland shooting? Five people were shot dead on June 28, 2018, after a gunman blasted his way through a newspaper office in Maryland. Jarrod W Ramos, 38, was arrested after a revenge attack on the Capital Gazette in Annapolis at about 2.40pm. Reporters tweeted desperately for help as they hid under their desks while the shooter went on a murderous rampage with a shotgun and "explosives". Several more were injured as the attacker blasted through a glass window and chucked smoke grenades, with one reporter describing the scene as a "warzone". Police found the suspect under a desk, and said that he mutilated his fingers in an attempt to make it harder … [Read more...] about The deadliest mass shootings in American history – from the Columbine massacre to the Las Vegas attack
Jennifer Chambers The Detroit News Published 2:35 p.m. UTC Aug 28, 2018 Lockdown alerts blaring inside classrooms, red lights flashing in school hallways, ballistic shields anchored to outer doors, bricks for teachers to break windows for a quick escape. Welcome to future of school safety in Michigan, where security has become a top priority this school year for administrators who say they are taking matters into their own hands before their students and staff become victims of the next mass school shooting in America. The Springport School District is among more than 250 Michigan school districts that have turned to high-tech security systems to protect from an armed intruder or active shooter. Superintendent Bob Cassiday said Springport is a small, rural district with a small, local police force that sits between the larger cities of Jackson and Marshall. Cassiday estimates his schools are a good 20 miles away from first responders … [Read more...] about Michigan schools ramp up security measures
SEVENTEEN pupils and staff were killed by a teen gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Another 17 were wounded by expelled former pupil Nikolas Cruz, 19, in Parkland, near Miami in south Florida. Who are the victims of the Florida shooting? Fourteen students and three staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School lost their lives in the massacre on February 14, 2018. Chris Hixon, the high school's athletics director and an Iraq military vet, was among those killed. Hero football coach Aaron Feis is reported to have jumped in front of his students to shield them from the bullets. These are the confirmed victims of the massacre: Meadow Pollack, 18 Alaina Petty, 14 Jaime Guttenberg, 14 Peter Wang, 15 Martin Duque, 14 Nicholas Dworet, 17 Alyssa al-Hadeff, 15 Helena Ramsay, 17 Carmen Schentrup, 16 Joaquin Oliver, 17 Luke Hoyer, 15 Gina Montalto, 14 Cara Loughran, 14 Alex Schachter, 14 Scott Beigel, 35 Aaron Feis, 37 Chris Hixon, 49 SCHOOL SLAUGHTER All about Nikolas Cruz, … [Read more...] about Parkland, Florida school shooting victims – how many people died and where is Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school?