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A fourth student, a 17-year-old boy, died Wednesday from wounds he suffered when a sophomore opened fire at a Michigan high school a day earlier, authorities said.

The family of Timberview High School shooter Timothy Simpkins has released a statement asking for forgiveness while also citing bullying as an explanation for what led to this unfortunate crime.

A man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the shooting death of two sisters at Texas A&M-Commerce. Sisters Abbaney Matts, 20 and Deja Matts, 19 were killed at the school on Monday morning. Deja, a native of Garland, Texas,  was a freshman at the school. Her sister was not a student, according […]

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OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A police officer confronted an armed student at a Wisconsin high school Tuesday morning and both were wounded, police said, in the second such shooting at a school in the state in as many days. The latest shooting happened at Oshkosh West High School. The student and the officer have been […]

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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A student gunman opened fire Thursday at a Southern California high school, leaving one person dead and several others injured before he was taken into custody, authorities said. The shooting occurred around 7:30 a.m. at Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest […]

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HOUSTON (AP) — The trial for a teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school will be delayed while he receives mental health treatment, his attorney said Monday. The news comes after three experts — one for the defense, one appointed by the court and one picked by prosecutors — found Dimitrios […]

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 17-year-old boy gunned down another student outside their school Tuesday, ditched his gun and slipped into a class without arousing suspicion, evading capture for almost two hours as he joined thousands of students locked down inside classrooms because of the shooting, police said. The teen was arrested in a gym […]

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The man charged with killing two North Carolina university students and wounding four others in April pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of first-degree murder and other charges, then apologized for his crimes. Trystan Andrew Terrell also pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of attempted murder and discharge of a firearm […]

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police warned the top officials of a Utah school district about an ex-employee who had told his co-worker he wanted to “see what it feels like” to murder someone and attack “women or gays.” The notice was meant to be kept private among school officials and security guards of the […]

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A new back-to-school commercial has stirred both debate and outrage across social media for showing teens using ordinary items to survive a school shooting. In the chilling PSA, the young actors demonstrate how book bags, sweaters, folders and skateboards could be used to save lives in case of a school shooting. One teen notes how […]

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DENVER (AP) — Two decades after the name “Columbine” became synonymous with a school shooting, the suburban Denver community surrounding the school is debating whether it’s time to tear down a building that also became a beacon for people obsessed with the killings. School officials said the number of people trying to get close to […]