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Wash. Shooting: First-Year Teacher Intercepted Gunman

A teacher on the job for only a few months played a big role in stopping the student gunman at a Washington state high school on Friday, witnesses and officials said, NBC News reported. Megan Silberberger, a social studies teacher, stepped in to halt shooter Jaylen Ray Fryberg when he opened fired in the Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria, said Randy Davis, the president of the Marysville Education Association. Four students were severely injured, and one was killed before Fryberg shot himself, according to police. Erick Cervantes, a student who witnessed the violence, said a teacher came through the cafeteria door and tried to swat the gun away from Fryberg before he aimed it at her. "She moved his hand, the weapon, and he shot himself," Cervantes said. Read »
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Wash. Shooting: Families of Victims Grieve by Bedsides

Three of the students wounded during a school shooting in Marysville, Washington, Friday were in critical condition Saturday, with a fourth in serious condition, hospital officials said. Two female victims — identified as Shaylee Chuckulnaskit and Gia Soriano, both 14 — suffered head wounds when Jaylen Ray Fryberg opened fire in the Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria, police and hospital officials said. Fryberg killed a female student, and died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to authorities. The girls’ families are by the patients’ bedsides, and “just grieving," officials at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett said. Two male victims, who were identified Saturday as Nate Hatch, 14, and Andrew Fryberg, 15, are being treated at Harborview Medical Center Seattle. The boys were described as cousins of the shooter by Don Hatch, the grandfather of one of the victims. Read »
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Feds to Recognize Gay Marriage in 6 More States

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 4:49 PM

A History of School Shootings Since Newtown

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 at 9:55 AM
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Ottawa's Parliament Hill Reopens to Public After Deadly Shooting

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2 Arrested in Apparent Gang-Related Shooting of Girl

Two men were arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting a 9-year-old girl who was playing outside her apartment in Anaheim, California, Wednesday in what police believe was a gang-related incident. Ricardo Cruz, 19, of Buena Park and Alfredo Miguel Aquino, 20, of Anaheim, were arrested Friday around 11 p.m. on suspicion of murdering Ximena Meza while shooting at a group of men, according to the Anaheim Police Department. Read »
Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 2:37 AM

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