They believed they were a hardened target, part of what’s expected today of the American public high school in an age when school shootings occur with alarming frequency. And so a death toll of 10 at Santa Fe High School was a tragic sign of failure and needing to do more, but also a sign, to some, that it could have been much worse.
It is no longer a matter of whether there will be another school shooting in America; it is a matter of when and where. The reality has led to parents being afraid to send their kids to school and a resignation that nothing is likely to change any time soon.
Angelique Ramirez, Christian Riley Garcia, Cynthia Tisdale and Chris Stone. (Courtesy of Rebecca Ruiz, Ashley Fonseca, AP, Mercedez Stone)
Angelique Ramirez, Christian Riley Garcia, Cynthia Tisdale and Chris Stone. (Courtesy of Rebecca Ruiz, Ashley Fonseca, AP, Mercedez Stone)
Just after 7:30 a.m. Friday, a teenager with two guns entered the classroom, yelling “Surprise” and opening fire, police said. Students and teachers scrambled, some out into a hallway and others into a supply closet, shushing each other in an effort to elude detection. Here are the stories of the 10 who were killed.
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