All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘School Shooting’

Shaylee Chuckulnaskit: Third Shooting Victim Dies

A third victim from the Washington state high school shooting has died. According to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington, Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, passed away on Friday, raising the number of casualties from the shooting to four. “Today at 4:45 p.m. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, known affectionately as Shay to her family and friends, passed away at Providence Regional Medical Center …

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School Shooting Leaves 17-Year-Old Dead

A school shooting ended in the death of 17-year-old Kris Hunter Friday night in Fulton county, Georgia. The teen was attending an alternative school and friends say they were enjoying a reunion of sorts, as well as the homecoming football game of Langston Hughes high school. After the game, Hunter was gunned down in the parking lot. Though there has …

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Billy Ray Cyrus Honors Slain Middle School Teacher

Billy Ray Cyrus and his dad Ronald Ray Cyrus used to honor unsung American heroes on a regular basis, but the practice ended with the passing of the elder Cyrus back in 2006. Billy Ray Cyrus renewed the practice this weekend, however, when he honored a teacher who was slain during a middle school shooting in Nevada. Michael Landsberry was …

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Atlanta Shootings: One Victim Now Critical

Seventeen-year-old Marcellus Brooks was arrested and faces five counts of aggravated assault after allegedly shooting five people near Therrell High School in Atlanta on Tuesday. Brooks, a tenth-grader, allegedly began shooting roughly 100 yards away from the school at around 4 p.m., which left four students wounded. All five victims were transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. None of the injuries …

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Paine College Shooting Leaves One Critically Injured

A second shooting Monday within a 24-hour time period at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia has left one student seriously wounded. The victim was shot in the head inside a dormitory, and the the injury is life threatening. A 21-year-old student labeled as a “person of interest” was taken into custody, according to the Richmond Sheriff’s office. The possible attacker …

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Romeoville Shooting Suspects Questioned

Romeoville police released two of four people they were questioning Thursday evening in relation to the shooting of a mother and daughter that morning. Romeoville Police Chief Mark Turvey said the four people being questioned range in age from their late teens to their early 20s. A 23-year-old man and another man remained in police custody and no charges have …

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Romeoville Shooting: Mother and Daughter Targeted

The quiet Illinois neighborhood of Romeoville is shocked and reeling today after a mother and daughter are shot leaving their home. At around 7 am Thursday morning, the 33-year-old mother and her 15-year-old daughter were in their SUV and backing out of their driveway in the 300 block of Emery Ave. They were getting ready to leave to take the …

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Hawaii School Shooting: Police Officer Fires at Runaway Teen

A shooting occurred early Tuesday morning at Roosevelt High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Unlike the typical school shootings that have taken place lately, this instead involved police officers. A police officer shot a 17-year-old runaway boy in the wrist following the attack of three other officers. School officials notified the police when they realized that the boy, who was previously …

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Purdue University T.A. Shot, Suspect Jailed

Purdue University students were shocked when a seemingly normal Tuesday was interrupted by an eruption of violence on campus. A 21 year old senior from West Bend, Wisconsin was shot and killed in the basement of the Electrical Engineering building around noon today. The victim was identified as Andrew Boldt, a teaching assistant for the university. According to Campus Police …

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Purdue Shooting – One Person Found Dead

A young man was shot to death at Indiana’s Purdue University Tuesday, and a male suspect was taken into custody, police said, in an apparently targeted killing, adding to the rush of school shootings this past year. The gunman and student, Cody Cousins, 23, fatally shot Andrew Boldt, 21, who was a graduate student and teacher’s assistant at the university’s …

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New Mexico School Shooting: Children Injured

Just when you think it can’t get any worse, there’s another school shooting – and this time the shooter was a student. At Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico a student opened fire around 8:00 am local time, causing at least two children to be taken to the hospital and it is suspected that more could be hurt. The …

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Newtown: Obama Addresses Shooting One Year Later, Calls for Stricter Gun Laws

Today marks the first anniversary of the second deadliest school shooting by one person in history. On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza first killed his mother and then went to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut where he went on a five-minute shooting rampage. The lives of six staff members and 20 first-grade students were taken during the …

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