Last updated 7th July, 2018. The Columbine High School mass shooting on 20 April 1999 signified a terrifying change in mass violence and the use of guns in schools, to the extent that this phenomenon has been named the Columbine Effect.
The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting and attempted bombing that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado, United States. The perpetrators, twelfth grade students eric harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered 12 students and one teacher, all of which were killed by gunfire. Ten students were killed in the school library, where the pair subsequently committed suicide. 21 additional people were injured with gunshots and gunfire was also exchanged.
19 years ago today, two students walked into Columbine High School with guns and killed 13 of their classmates. Today, the nation remembers those victims.
· In a nation always awaiting the news of another school shooting, no community may be braced for that threat quite like the one surrounding Columbine High.
Students, Teachers Plan Boycott on Columbine Anniversary Until congress passes gun Legislation. It’s unclear where, exactly, the movement started, and there’s a separate school walkout planned for March 14, which was circulated by the official Twitter account for the Women’s March. That walkout will last for 17 minutes, to honor the 17 victims in the Parkland, Florida, shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Students from Fiorello H. Laguardia High School in Manhattan, New York City, march out of their school in support of stronger gun laws, tying in with the 19th anniversary of the deadly shooting at.
columbine high school shootings, massacre that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, leaving 15 dead, including the two students responsible for the attack. It was one of the deadliest school shooting incidents in American history. The shootings were carried out by Eric Harris, age 18, and Dylan Klebold, age 17.
Bay Area students say "enough" to mark anniversary of Columbine mass shooting. By Jill Tucker.. The word echoed across the quad of Pittsburg High School on Friday as students gathered at 10.
Survivors of the Columbine High School shooting have been speaking at a remembrance ceremony in Denver to mark the twentieth.
Research into the Columbine Effect has highlighted a contagious nature to mass school shootings with many shooters citing Columbine as their inspiration. More information The Columbine school shooting in 1999 was not the first, but it was the deadliest at that time, and its affects have been widely felt.