Latest School shootings News

The Latest: Police say workplace gunman was being fired

Feb. 15, 2019 11:01 PM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a business in Aurora, Illinois (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Police say the gunman who killed five people at a suburban Chicago business was a 15-year employee who was being fired. Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman says 45-year-old Gary Martin "was being...

Teen planned to shoot ex-girlfriend at school, documents say

Feb. 15, 2019 6:26 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A note found in a 16-year-old boy's pocket indicated that he had planned to kill his ex-girlfriend and others on Valentine's Day, when he fired a gunshot inside his high school, according to documents filed by authorities in court. No one was injured in the shooting that happened...

Security guard arrested in shooting outside LA synagogue

Feb. 15, 2019 3:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police arrested a security guard on suspicion of shooting a self-described First Amendment activist after the two engaged in a videotaped confrontation outside a Los Angeles synagogue and school. Edduin Zelayagrunfeld, 44, was arrested Thursday for investigation of assault with a deadly...

Police: Teen charged after gunshot at New Mexico high school

Feb. 14, 2019 7:52 PM EST

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A 16-year-old student suspected of opening fire inside a high school in suburban Albuquerque was charged Thursday with attempting to commit murder and carrying a deadly weapon on school grounds, police said. The shooting, in which no one was injured, came on the anniversary of the...

Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence

Feb. 14, 2019 7:27 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and other schools across the U.S. bowed their heads in a moment of silence and took part in volunteer projects Thursday to mark the anniversary of the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives. But for many Parkland students, the tragedy was...

The Latest: 1,000-plus gather to honor Parkland victims

Feb. 14, 2019 6:46 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (all times local): 6:45 p.m. More than a thousand people gathered at a South Florida park on the anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre to honor the 17 victims killed. Thursday...

Students track fatal child shootings since Parkland killings

Feb. 14, 2019 4:59 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A student journalism project has concluded that at least 1,149 children and teenagers died from a shooting in the year since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Around 200 teenage reporters from across the country worked to document the stories of the children up to...

After shooting: 'You can't really trust other students'

Feb. 14, 2019 4:02 PM EST

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — Some students have difficulty trusting classmates outside their circle. Parents say interactions with school staff are more impersonal. Teachers worry that added security detracts from learning. The Parkland massacre a year ago upended school life across Florida. In the year since a...

Tributes, activism, safety drills mark 1 year since Parkland

Feb. 14, 2019 2:24 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some students around the country marked the anniversary of the school massacre in Parkland, Florida, with moments of silence Thursday or somber vigils while others sought to find threads of positivity in the fabric of tragedy. Boardman High School in northeast Ohio had a "legacy...

The Latest: Trump: He's praying for those shooting affected

Feb. 14, 2019 12:50 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump are praying for those affected by the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead one year...