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School shooting in 2018

School Shootings That Have Happened in 2018

Chances are that you’ve heard about the school shooting that happened on February 14th 2018. But what you may not be aware of is that, that school shooting was actually the 18th gun related incident on a school campus to occur within the United States, this year of  2018? For example: On January 22, shots were fired from a truck in the car park of NET Charter High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, targeting students during their lunch break. One student was injured during the incident. On the same date, a 16-year-old male fired at his 15-year-old in the cafeteria of italy high school, Texas. The young victim was wounded while cops quickly apprehended the teen shooter.On January 23, a 15-year-old male student shot 16 people in the lobby at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, killing two 15-year-olds. One died at the scene and the other passed away from wounds in hospital.On February 1, two 15-year-old students were shot and injured inside a classroom at Sal Castro Middle School in Los Angeles, California. A 12-year-old girl was arrested.On February 14, a gunman stormed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing at least 17 people and injuring up to 50. Parkland police arrested former pupil, Nikolaus Cruz, 19 who was expelled from the school in 2017. And according to some sources a school shooting takes place every 63 hours.