school shooting

PARKLAND, Fla – There has been a shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida Wednesday afternoon, causing authorities to put the school on lockdown. According to authorities shooter opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School just before 3pm. No word on the identity of the shooter, but police are saying a minimum of 20 […]

One person is in police custody after shots were fired at a DeKalb County elementary school Tuesday afternoon (August 20). The shooting occurred at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, according to WSB-TV. The charter school is located on 2nd Avenue in Decatur. There were no injuries reported. The suspect is being described as a […]

A 17-year-old Grady High School student suffered a gunshot wound to the leg after accidentally shooting herself in the Atlanta school’s parking lot this morning. The school, located near the intersection of 10th Street and Monroe Drive, was placed on lockdown and remained so as of 11:20 am, reports the AJC. The injured student was […]

Telvis Douglas, the 14-year-old student who was shot in the head yesterday at Price Middle School, has been released from Grady Memorial Hospital and is at home recovering from his injuries. The shooting at the southeast Atlanta school occurred around 1:50 pm between the main building and the gym. A teacher was also injured in […]

There has been a shooting at Price Middle School in southwest Atlanta, reports the AJC. A 14-year-old male student was shot in the head and transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. Police told the AJC the injured student is alert, conscious and breathing. One person, another Price Middle student, is in custody. Parents will not be […]

President Obama visited Newtown, Connecticut last night and spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Saying he came “to offer the love and prayers of a nation,” President Obama opened his remarks by thanking local officials and quoting the Bible: “Scripture tells us, ‘Do not lose heart. […]

An emotional President Obama shed tears as he addressed the nation from the White House over the tragic school shooting in Connecticut that left 27 people dead, 20 of them children. “Our hearts are broken today,” said President Obama. While he said today was not the day for a discusson on gun control, he mentioned […]

Authorities say the gunman in the tragic Connecticut school shooting has been identified as Adam Lanza. The 24-year-old was from Connecticut, but lived in New Jersey. CNN is reporting that Lanza’s mother was a teacher at the school where the shooting took place, Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Lanza’s mother was shot and killed […]

(CNN) — State police responded Friday to reports of a shooting at a southwestern Connecticut elementary school. The Hartford Courant, citing police, said an unspecified number of people had been shot at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. While details are still emerging, a law enforcement source told CNN close to 20 people have been […]