Two people, including 19 school children, died in a school shooting in Texas, USA. An 18-year-old man opened fire at Rob Elementary School in Yuvalde, Texas.
However, the police killed the attacker. There have been incidents of firing in American schools. Salvador Ramos, 18, bought a gun on his birthday in Texas. He kept on firing bullets until Ramos was put to death by a Border Patrol agent.
Since 1999, there have been more than 3,600 such shootings in America. In this year alone, there have been 27 incidents of school shootings. History shows that this is not the first time that American schools or colleges have become victims of madcaps.
Statistics show that till now thousands of children have lost their lives in such incidents. Here we are telling about the very painful incidents in American schools which were carried out by minor children and destroyed all the families.
In 1999, 12 students and a teacher were murdered by two boys.
In 1999, two boys – Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold – opened fire at the school at Columbine High School in Colorado.
During that time there was the first heart-wrenching event in American history. In this, 12 students and 1 teacher lost their lives. 21 people were injured. After carrying out this violent incident, both the attackers shot themselves.
Committed suicide by killing 5 students, 1 teacher and security guard
In March 2005, 16-year-old student Jess Wesey murdered her grandfather and his partner at a Minnesota home
He then went to the nearby Red Lake High School and killed 5 students. The attacker also killed 5 students, a teacher and a security guard before killing himself.
The student shot and killed 32
In April 2007, a 23-year-old student at Virginia Tech targeted the Blacksburg campus. The attacker killed 32 people and injured more than 2 dozen before killing himself.