When the day was over twelve students, one teacher, and the two murders were dead. Twenty-one people were injured. April 20th,1999: what seemed like it was going be another day of learning for the students and staff attending Columbine High School in Colorado, but for Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, this was the day their master plan was going to finally happen. At 11:10 a.m. on a Tuesday Dylan and Eric both drove in separate cars into the parking lot of Columbine High School. Into the lunch room they carried twenty-pound propane bombs in duffle bags with the timers set for 11:17 and put them near the tables.
(Robertz) Another shooting took place on January 2014 when a twelve year old seventh grader shot two classmates and was eventually taken into custody. (14 January 2014) On November 8th, 2005 Kenny Bartley was accused of bringing a gun to his high school and when confronted by his principal he shot his assistant principal and killed him. (Becken) On February 3, 2014 in Moscow a teenager stole two of his father’s rifles and held 20 of his student’s hostage. He killed one police off... ... middle of paper ... ...ration drills for shooting events. So in case of a situation like this our teachers and students will be more prepared and have somewhat knowledge of what and what not to do.
One such case is the Pearl High School shooting. Joel Myrick, an assistant principal at the school, heard shoots and herded students into his office and locked up the door behind him. Myrick remembered that he had his .45 automatic in his car because he always takes a weapon whenever he travels. Myrick ran to his car and after getting his gun, he chased down the shooter, Luke Woodham, and forced him onto the ground as they waited for police to arrive. As Kenneth Smith reported, anyone reading the local paper would have known all about Joel Myrick's heroics.
July ’98 Eric was playing “Doom”(doom is a computer game) on the Internet, one of the levels in the game was a layout of Columbine High School. August ’98 they set off the pipe bombs in “Greenbelt” section. That September Dylan and Eric become seniors. In October, Dylan and Eric’s video class project was teeming with antagonism, hostility, and retribution. November Dylan’s girlfriend turns 18 and buys three guns used in the shooting.
Then one errie, summer night at 10:30 Lyman Bostock was gunned down at Fifth and Jackson in downtown Gary, Illinois while he was riding in the back seat of his uncle's Buick with a twelve gauge shot gun, that was fired by a Mr Leonard Smith. Leonard Smith was a 33 year... ... middle of paper ... ...he Cyprus Houses. He searched the house and found nothing. He undid the leather to allow easy access to his gun as he came out of the building. A group of black teenagers, including Randy approached the building and shouted out to Torsney and asked if his apartment had been searched.
At dusk, three white sheriffs enter the cabin and arrest the f... ... middle of paper ... ... packs the boy sandwiches for the journey. The boy has seen people in striped suits riding in wagons to hard labor before, so he knows what he is looking for. He begins wondering around trying to find men in striped suits working. His journey was a failure; however, he ends up finding newspapers and magazines to practice his reading. The stories in the papers are never happy and they made him afraid.
The Wife of Bath is a wealthy and elegant woman with extravagant, brand new clothing. She is from Bath, a key English cloth-making town in the Middle Ages, making her a talented seam stress. Before the wife begins her tale, she informs the audience about her life and personal experience on marriage, in a lengthy prologue. The Wife of Bath initiates her prologue by declaring that she has had five husbands, giving her enough experience to make her an expert on marriage. Numerous people have criticized her for having had many husbands, but she does not see anything immoral about it.
Dowd was explicitly known to be a dirty cop among the officers in his precinct. He would often engage in malfeasant behaviors by stealing drugs and cash while investigating crime scenes and allowing criminals avoid being arrested through bribery. One example given in the film occurred when Dowd and his partner, Kenny Eurell, were called to investigate a suspected burglary. When they arrived, the only person home was a young girl who was worried that the burglars had taken her mother’s money that she had safely hidden away. After calling the girl’s mother to confirm the location of the cash, Dowd searched the hiding space and announced that the money had been stolen.
Adam Lanza left his house early in the morning on December 14 armed with multiple guns. After shooting his mother four times in the head while she was asleep, he then headed to the elementary school nearby his house, where it was a normal day the school was conducting its usual morning announcements. The schools exterior doors were locked down at 9:30am. Sometime after 9:30am Adam arrived at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and forced his way into the school by breaking the glass on front door with his gun. He mainly targeted two first-grade classrooms close to front of the building, where he shot twenty students between the ages of five and six and also six adults.
During this time period, bank robberies and muggings were a normal scene and bank robbers were even made famous such as; Bonnie and Clyde, Al Capone, and Baby Face Nelson. This made a tax on the sale or manufacture of machine guns or sawed off shotguns. The second part of Roosevelt’s “New Deal”, the National Firearms Act of 1938, was approved a short 4 years later. This required gun dealers to record their sales and made it illegal to sell guns to people convicted for violent crimes, or under indictment for crimes of violence. The biggest change in gun control was brought in 1968 after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.