New details about the attack at Seattle Pacific University indicate that Aaron Ybarra had long struggled with substance abuse and mental health issues. Still, authorities did not find reason to detain him.
As the nation learns of a school stabbing in Pennsylvania and prepares to mark the 15th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting, a question creeps into mind: Are parents and kids used to bracing for violence in schools?
A Russian student fatally shot his geography teacher and opened fire on police officers who responded. One policeman was killed and another was wounded. The 10th grade shooter is in custody. No students at the Moscow school were injured.
Police in Roswell, N.M., are investigating reports that the alleged 12-year-old shooter at Berrendo Middle School may have told some students to stay away. Experts say this could be a typical bid for social status.
Rather than surrounding Arapahoe High School after reports of a school shooting, law enforcement officers moved quickly inside to confront the shooter. Following established protocols, teachers went into immediate classroom lock-down.