Columbine High School Massacre

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An event that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School near Littleton, Colorado, in which two heavily armed students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, attacked their schoolmates, killing 12 students and one teacher and injuring another 21 students. The pair then committed suicide
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Holmes then made reference to the Columbine shooting massacre - and the police were quickly on the scene.
"School shooters refer to and study the Columbine shooting as a macabre source of inspiration and motivation.
The Columbine shooting sparked a fierce national debate over gun rights and violence.
The incident comes right ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, with officers stating that it "opens a wound".
Security alerts and safety drills have become commonplace in public schools across the United States since the Columbine shooting as campus gun violence has grown more frequent.
After speaking to the victims of the Columbine shooting last week ahead of its 20th anniversary, they too were united in the same belief.
After speaking to the victims of Columbine shooting last week ahead of its 20th anniversary, they too were united in the same belief.
Since the Columbine shooting in 1999, 187,000 students attending at least 193 elementary or secondary schools have experienced an on-campus shooting during school hours in the U.S., according to a Washington Post report updated in March.
Meanwhile even before the Columbine shooting, there was scientific evidence that school shootings affect kids' mental health, according to Dr.
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According to The Washington Post's count, 215,000 students have been affected since the Columbine shooting. This metric does a great service in pointing out that the harm from a shooting extends far beyond those who are killed or wounded.
Victims of the Columbine shooting settled a lawsuit against the shooters' families and friends who had helped them secure weapons for $2.53 million.