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Students tie ribbons and yellow carnations along a fence on the side of Sparks Middle School where they attended a memorial for teacher Michael Landsberry in Sparks, Nev., on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Andy Barron)

Friend says Nevada shooter was a typical kid, not loner

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada middle school student who killed a teacher and wounded two classmates before turning the gun on himself appeared to be a typical 12-year-old who liked soccer, was good at […]

10/25/2013

Community members gather to pay their respects to Michael Landsberry, a 45-year-old eighth-grade math teacher, soccer coach and former Marine who was killed by an eighth-grader at Sparks Middle School on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nev. The 12-year-old student who opened fire on the middle school campus, wounding two classmates and killing Landsberry, before he turned the gun on himself, got the weapon from his home, authorities said Tuesday. School District police said they are still working to determine how the boy obtained the 9mm semi-automatic Ruger handgun used in the Monday morning spree at Sparks Middle School. The boy's parents are cooperating with authorities and could face charges in the case, police said.  (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Hector Amezcua)

Nevada boy says he came face-to-face with shooter

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Thirteen-year-old Angelo Ferro was at the Sparks Middle School playground with friends Monday when he heard a pop about 15 minutes before the morning bell rang. He said he didn’t think […]

10/22/2013

This undated photo provided by Chandra Landsberry shows Sharon and Michael Landsberry. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Chandra Landsberry via The Reno Gazette-Journal)

Nev. school shooter, 12, got gun from home

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The 12-year-old student who opened fire on a Nevada middle school campus, wounding two classmates and killing a teacher before he turned the gun on himself, got the weapon from his […]

10/22/2013

Law enforcement personnel gather at the scene of a shooting at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Marilyn Newton)

Nev. middle school gunman was 12 years old

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The student who wounded two classmates and killed a teacher and then himself on a Nevada middle school campus was 12 years old. Authorities say they’re withholding the Sparks Middle School […]

10/22/2013

A  Sparks Middle School student cries and is comforted after being released from Agnes Risley Elementary School, where some students were evacuated to after a shooting at SMS in Sparks, Nev. on Monday, October 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nev. (AP Photo/Kevin Clifford)

Student kills teacher, hurts 2 boys at Nev. school

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a teacher who was trying to protect other children, […]

10/21/2013

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