Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Nevada: A Student Opened Fire At A Middle School; Killing A Teacher And Wounding Two Students
12-year-old boy who killed a teacher and wounded two students began by shooting a fellow student in the shoulder, police said.
The boy, whose name has not been released, then shot and killed teacher Mike Landsberry before shooting a second student in the abdomen, Washoe County School District Police Chief Mike Mieras said at a news conference. He then shot himself to death, according to police.
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The boy used a Ruger 9 mm semiautomatic handgun, said Sparks Deputy Police Chief Tom Miller.
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