shootings and killings

A lot of people died in US schools and universities

Virginia Tech killing

The slaughter of Virginia Tech was a mass murder that occurred on April 16, 2007 at Virginia Tech ( Also Known As Virginia Tech ) in Blacksburg , Virginia , United States. In The incident they killed 33 persons, including the only author who started the shooting, and 29 people were injured is the worst attack of a university in the United States History

The author of the slaughter was identified by the authorities as Seung-Hui Cho (23 years) , the South Korean student of English literature , raised in Virginia and resident at the university.

Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children and 6 adult staff members. Prior to driving to the school, Lanza shot and killed his mother at their Newtown home. As first responders arrived at the scene, Lanza committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.

The incident was the deadliest mass shooting at a high school or grade school in U.S. history and the second-deadliest mass shooting by a single person in U.S. history, after the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.

Newtown massacre: A timeline of events

Others shottings or killings in US:

  1. - April 20, 1999.- Two students 17 to 18 years , Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold , killed 13 people and wounded 23 in the Columbine school in Littleton (Colorado ) , before killing himself.
  2. - March 21 , 2005.- A high school student 17 years kills nine people and committed suicide in his school..
  3. - October 2, 2006.- Charles Carl Roberts assaulted a school of the Amish community near Philadelphia ( Pennsylvania) and shot and killed five girls and wounded five others before killing himself .
  4. - October 24, 2014.- Five people are killed , including the attacker who committed suicide in a shooting in the Pilchuck Secondary school of Marysville in Washington state .