School Shooting

Read: UPDATE: Richneck School Officials Downplayed Several Warnings About 6-Year-Old Who Shot Teacher

UPDATE: Richneck School Officials Downplayed Several Warnings About 6-Year-Old Who Shot Teacher

Previous incidents by the boy allegedly included threats to light a teacher on fire, throwing furniture, and barricading a classroom.

Read: Threat Assessments: The Sandy Hook Commemoration and What We’ve Learned

Threat Assessments: The Sandy Hook Commemoration and What We’ve Learned

Time and time again, studies have shown that behavioral characteristics are key to determining if a student may become violent.

Read: 2 Students Dead, 1 Staff Member Injured in Des Moines School Shooting

2 Students Dead, 1 Staff Member Injured in Des Moines School Shooting

Authorities say the school shooting was targeted, stemming from an ongoing gang dispute.

Read: Teen in Custody After 1 Shot at Del City High School Basketball Game

Teen in Custody After 1 Shot at Del City High School Basketball Game

During a live stream of the game, multiple gunshots could be heard and people could be seen running for cover.

Read: Taking Politics Out of Securing Schools

Taking Politics Out of Securing Schools

Most responsible adults would agree that child safety is paramount, so solving school safety should not be controversial. Unfortunately, many proposed solutions show large partisan gulfs in support. If we want to make progress, we should consider answers that transcend our political divides.

Read: Ex-Uvalde School Police Chief Said He Prioritized Saving Students in Other Classrooms

Ex-Uvalde School Police Chief Said He Prioritized Saving Students in Other Classrooms

In an interview less than 24 hours after the massacre, Pete Arredondo said he also heard the gunman reload but did not try to enter the classroom.

Read: 6-Year-Old Shoots Teacher at Newport News School

6-Year-Old Shoots Teacher at Newport News School

Police Chief Steve Drew said the shooting was intentional. The teacher was listed in stable condition as of Saturday.

Read: Man Fatally Shoots USC Apartment Complex Security Officer

Man Fatally Shoots USC Apartment Complex Security Officer

Authorities believe the suspected shooter may have been a trespasser who was confronted by the security officer.

Read: 80% of Uvalde Sheriff Deputies Had No Active Shooter Training Prior to Shooting

80% of Uvalde Sheriff Deputies Had No Active Shooter Training Prior to Shooting

A third-party investigator also determined the sheriff’s office had no policy in place for handling active shooter situations.

Read: U.S. School Shooting Statistics: Data on Incidents, Shooter Warning Signs

U.S. School Shooting Statistics: Data on Incidents, Shooter Warning Signs

Analyzing school shooting statistics, including those gathered from averted incidents, provides valuable insights into the nature of the threat and how to prevent it.

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