Morgan Alldredge had just finished her oceanography test when a classmate she knows well suddenly walked in the open door to her science class with a shotgun.
A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into class in a high school near Bakersfield on Thursday and shot one student, fired at another and missed, and then was talked into surrendering by a teacher and another staff member.
Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?
As the investigation into the mass killing of nearly two dozen children in their Connecticut elementary school progresses, all kinds of information will be uncovered. But, American will likely always be left to grapple with the “why” and “how” of it all: why did it happen and how can we prevent it from happening again?
The nation is reeling as more details emerge about the victims of the Connecticut school massacre.
A man opened fire inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked Friday, killing 27 people, including 20 children, and forcing students to cower in classrooms and then flee with the help of teachers and police.
One Goh’s life was on the skids even before he became the suspect in the nation’s biggest mass school shooting since Virginia Tech.
One of three people injured in a mass shooting at a Christian vocational school in Oakland Monday morning that killed seven others is resting at her family’s home after being shot in the arm.
A woman who crossed paths with a suspect in a mass killing at Oakland’s Oikos University Monday morning said she saw him in an Alameda Safeway store wearing a blank stare shortly before his arrest.
Seven people were killed and three others wounded in a shooting rampage Monday at an Asian Christian vocational school in east Oakland; police later detained the suspected gunman.