Cho was armed with a 9mm handgun, a 22-caliber handgun, and had hundreds of rounds of ammunition. At 7:35 AM, the violence began with Cho shooting a freshmen and a resident assistant. Police showed up not long after, but had no idea who the gunman was. The freshmen’s boyfriend was immediately a suspect because the police assumed this was a domestic violence incident. At 9:40 AM, Cho entered a classroom building, blocked some of the main doors, and began his attack.
On April 20th, 1999 Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 students and injured more than 20 at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. At the time this was the deadliest highschool massacre. It sparked huge debates over the safety of schools, gun violence, as well as blaming violent video games. On April 16th, 2007 Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people at Virginia Tech. The aftermath of the shooting consisted of huge settlements, lawsuits, and fines paid by virginia tech until 2014.
School Shootings On April 20, 1999 two columbine seniors went to school with guns, knives, and bombs concealed beneath their trench coats and opened fire on their classmates and teachers. In less than an hour the detonated thirty handmade bombs, shot and killed twelve students and a teachers, and injured twenty-three others. Society needs to fix the problem of school shootings. A School shooting is when a shooter enters a school and tries to kill as many people as they want teachers, staff, and students. In the book students in danger it stats that “ out of 7 students reported being victimized approximately 20% reported that they had bullied other students with the same frequency” (Simons 19).
The Kent State shootings—also known as the May 4th Massacre—occurred at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. The incident involved the shooting of unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4th, 1970. The guardsmen fired sixty-seven rounds over a period of thirteen seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis. Some of the students who were shot were protesting and others were just in the area on their way to class. At the end of April, President Nixon announced to the nation that the “Cambodian Incursion” had been launched by United States combat forces.
A 19-year-old male killed 17 people including 14 students and 3 staffs working at the high school and leaving many people injured. This mass shooting has brought up the issue about guns again. A Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday, for instance, found that 67 percent of Americans, including 53 percent of gun owners, say they favor such a ban and only 29 percent of Americans are against the ban. However, back in 1994, Congress passed a federal assault-weapons ban that lasted 10 years. The 1994 law included a ban on 18 specific models of assault weapons, as well as a ban on any
An each time there is a school shooting, I pray that it is the last school shooting, but it is not. There is always going to be another school shooting. That is not the part that breaks my heart, the part that breaks heart is watching others students go through the same things that I went and am still going through. Sophomore student Gabe Parker, someone who I thought was my friend, brought a handgun to my high school on January 23, 2018, and at 7:57 a.m. central time, opened fire on my classmates, killing 2, injuring 19 others. That is not the worst part.
Piazza died the following morning due to severe traumatic brain and spleen injuries, he was only 19 years of age (Reilly). This goes to show the dangers and deaths of hazing cause in fraternities all across America’s colleges, and Reilly does not shy away from the subject. Next, the author goes to explain how the reform of drastic hazing has become inadequate to legislators being
Columbine Kyli M. Shaull Penta Career Center Columbine Introduction Two boys, One school, Fifteen dead. What happened April 20th, 1999, at Columbine High School? Eighteen year old, Eric David Harris and seventeen year old, Dylan Bennet Klebold open fired on their classmates, killing two people, including themselves. In this essay I will explain what happened and possibly why? What happened?
In February 2002, a missing person case became a heart-melting homicide investigation. This was a test of morals and patients. A Quebec man was arrested and charged in the 2002 death of Adrienne McColl; the 21-year-old's body was found on February 17 in a Alberta field,16 years ago. Recently Gatineau police arrested 49-year-old Stéphane Parent, he is facing a second-degree murder charge in McColl's death. The facts that is evident to the general public in terms of this case are that Parent was fired from his job at the bar just days before McColl’s death, the bar owner reported that someone stole $8,400 from the restaurant.
By definition, a mental disorder is characterized as a behavioral pattern that causes significant distress or impairment on personal functioning. This becomes evident within their behaviors, decisions, functions, etc. For example, Valentine’s Day of 2018 saw one of the most traumatic school shootings in Florida with at least seventeen dead. Once the news was released that this man claimed he was going to be a “professional school shooter” following an expulsion back in September, it was clear to the public that the fault was held by a mentally ill man. Nevertheless, many claim that humans, no matter sane or not, are entitled to their own unalienable rights and should not have to be forced into anything.