Connecticut police have released a massive report outlining the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Dec. 14, 2012 that killed 20 first-graders and six educators. The documents provide the most complete account to date of one of the US’s most heart-wrenching massacres. The 11,000-plus page report includes investigative files, 911 call transcripts, crime scene reports and thousands of photos.
Connecticut state police plan to release a trove of documents on Friday tied to their investigation of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year that killed 20 children and six adults, the agency said on its website. The release comes about a month after the state Division of Criminal Justice released a report on the Newtown, Connecticut, massacre concluding that the gunman, Adam Lanza, 20, had acted alone, and that his motive may never be known.
Claire Davis, a 17-year-old Colorado high school student, died in hospital on Sunday a week after being shot in the head by her classmate.
A high school senior who shot a fellow student at his Colorado school before killing himself intended to harm as many people as possible, the sheriff said Saturday.
Bells tolled 26 times, once for each of the victims, at churches in Newtown, Connecticut, Saturday, the first anniversary of a school shooting there.
An 18-year-old high shooter who opened fire at a suburban Colorado high school Friday was reportedly frustrated after being ejected from the school debate club. Police assume the gunman who opened fire inside Arapahoe High School in Centennial, injuring a fellow student and then fatally shooting himself, was reportedly targeting the school librarian, who had recently kicked him off the school's debate team, KDVR.com reports.
President Barack Obama on Saturday marked the anniversary of the shooting of 26 people at Newtown school in Connecticut, by urging Americans to press for gun law changes to prevent similar dramas.
A student armed with a shotgun entered a high school in search of a teacher Friday and injured at least two students before taking his own life, authorities said. The shooting occurred at Arapahoe High School here about 12 miles south of Denver, when an armed student searching for a specific teacher entered the facility, Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said in a news conference.
At least two people are injured and a suspected gunman is dead after shots were fired at a high school in Centennial, Colorado on Friday just down the road from the Aurora movie theatre where a gunman went on a massacre in 2012.
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.