Tuesday, June 6, 2023

The largest classroom shootings in the US in the past two decades

Monday’s shooting at a school in Nashville, in the southern United States, left three children and three adults dead, mourning a country where killings at educational centers are brutally repeated.

Here are the largest schools in America over the past two decades:

– Nashville, Tennessee, March 27, 2023 –

A 28-year-old woman opened fire at Covenant School, a private Christian elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee (south), killing three children and three adults before she died after being shot by police.

– Uvalde, Texas, May 24, 2022

An 18-year-old boy killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in the town of Uvalde, Texas (south), about 120 kilometers from the Mexican border. The suspect was killed by public security forces.

– Oxford, Mich.

A 15-year-old teenager killed four students and wounded six others and a teacher at a high school in Oxford, Michigan, a small town near Detroit (Northern). The shooter was accused of committing an act of “terrorist” and “murder” and, in an unusual turn of events, his parents were also accused.

– Santa Clarita, California, November 14, 2019 –

On the same day as his birthday, a 16-year-old teenager went on a rampage at a high school in Santa Clarita, California (west), killing two classmates and wounding three others before attempting to die. The victims were between 14 and 15 years old.

– Santa Fe, Texas, May 18, 2018 –

A 17-year-old teenager drove a car into 20 people at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (South). Two adults and eight juveniles died. The striker was always in prison.

– Parkland, Florida, February 14, 2018 –

On Valentine’s Day, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz fired his semi-automatic rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Florida, for which he was disciplinary expelled. He left 17 dead, a large teenager. The shooter was sentenced to life in prison.

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– Benton, Kentucky, January 23, 2018 –

A 15-year-old teenager stabbed and killed two other students his age at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky (southern). Another 18 people were injured by bullets or in the chaos created by shooting.

– Roseburg, Oregon, October 1, 2015 –

A 26-year-old student shot and killed nine people at Umpqua University in Roseburg, in northern Oregon. Wounded, he threw himself on the head.

– Oakland, California, p.

A man killed seven people at the small Oikos University in Oakland, California (west). The attacker, a former student of Korean origin, was arrested and died in prison seven years later.

– Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012 –

Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza killed his mother in Newtown Connecticut (northeast), and this very morning he went to the school near Sandy Hook School and opened fire to the death of 26 people, including himself. twenty-six and seven-year-old boys. He later became aware of death.

– Virginia Tech University, Virginia, April 16, 2007 –

A South Korean student fatally shot 32 people on the campus of Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Virginia (Eastern) before dying.

– Columella, Colorado, April 20, 1999. –

Two students from Columbine High School, in Columbine, Colorado (middle) killed a dozen classmates and a teacher before he realized his death in the library. the attackers were 17 and 18 years old and heavily armed. The death toll would have been even worse if the two young men had managed to detonate their homemade bombs.


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