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STEM School Highlands Ranch Active Shooter Reports
ByJessica McBride
  • Updated May 7, 2019 at 5:29pm
At least seven, and possibly eight, people were injured after authorities responded to shots fired inside a K-12 STEM school in Douglas County, Colorado, authorities say. Authorities made their way through the school, checking closets and marking cleared rooms with an “X.”

Two suspects were in custody, a Sheriff’s official said in the first official press conference on the incident.

The active shooter reports emanated from the STEM School Highlands Ranch at 8773 S. Ridgeline Blvd. Initially, rescue teams were going through the school. It’s not yet clear how serious the injuries are or who was wounded.

“This started in the middle school,” a sheriff’s official said in the first press conference. She said it wasn’t clear whether there were fatalities. “We do believe they are juveniles,” she said of the suspects. She did not have an age range on the victims.

“We don’t know if they were students in the school or not,” she said. She said there was a “struggle” with someone from the school “when they got there.”

She did not know how many shots were fired. Officers “could still hear gunshots” as they were arriving and entering the school.

“School admin called police. Over the next few minutes, “many shots were fired.” A law enforcement substation was only a block away. “Two suspects were taken into custody. I don’t have any information on them right now.”

Many students “self-evacuated,” she said. “We don’t believe there’s another suspect in the school.”

“Obviously, that’s a very scary call to get. We did discover we have at least two injured… we do have two shooters in custody,” a Sheriff’s spokeswoman said. “I have no information on the gender or age or anything like that. In situations like this, we always assume there will be more. We’re in the process of looking for more shooters, room for room… I don’t have any information on the extent of (the victims’) injuries…We are evacuating all of the children.” She would not say whether the suspects were part of the school.


“We want to make sure we look at every piece of that school” before the scene is deemed safe, she said.


@9NEWS STEM School shooting from my wife’s office across the street. This needs to stop!​
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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department earlier indicated that authorities were still trying to identify and locate the shooter or shooters. There were already scenes of great emotion as parents rushed to the scene. A 6th grader ran out of a study hall and met up with his mother, according to Denver 7, which reported that some children were still inside the school. Another child texted his frantic mother that he could hear gunshots. The television station reported seeing a small parade of ambulances.


“#stemshooting, at 1:53 pm responded to STEM school off Ridgeline Blvd in HR on call of shots fired in school, first update, 2 injured, deputies in process of identifying and locating shooter(s). Still active and unstable scene,” wrote the Douglas County Sheriff at 2:42 p.m. on May 7, 2019. The ATF and FBI had joined local authorities.

“PARENTS please go to Northridge Rec Center not Elementary School to pick up children.” Authorities were evacuating “admin people” from a second floor and were checking closets for people who might be hiding in what was clearly a chaotic and frightening situation that has become all too familiar in the United States. Some children “self-evacuated to Rock Bottom Brewery and need to be rounded up,” said one law enforcement officer on the scanner. Another officer reported having 30 students who needed to “be escorted to a collection point.”


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Numerous units from South Metro are on scene assisting. Follow @dcsheriff for incident updates and please avoid the area, leave streets open for emergency vehicles.
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Unstable situation, shots fired at STEM school at Ridgeline and Plaza. Avoid area. Media go to north side of AMC


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Earlier, the Sheriff’s Department asked people to avoid the area. According to the Denver Post, “25 and 30 schools in Highlands Ranch have been placed on lockout status” as a result of the situation. Be aware that early reports in active shooter situations often end up wrong as details can be unclear.
 

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That close to you GH?
These Bogus Banners (FF's) are getting really tiring. You evil animals simply ain't gonna get our guns and are going to burn in hell so please STOP your BS.
 

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"They" wouldn't be able to do this without the steady diet of violence from Hellywood amd video games. The brain is a computer -- GIGO.
 

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"They" wouldn't be able to do this without the steady diet of violence from Hellywood amd video games. The brain is a computer -- GIGO.
I agree but unfottunately the CIA has long been able to remote control the human brain. LOTS of info out there on the scientific technology that enables it.

EDIT: Fuck Hollywood and fuck the CIA. Out.
 

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Perp ID'd

Devon Erickson


One 18 yr old student was killed

with a name like Devon you have to wonder....


1 dead, several others injured in Colorado school shooting; 2 suspects in custody
The scene is still active and people are being asked to avoid the area as officials process evidence and begin their investigation. Officials have a suspect vehicle contained in the parking lot.

"This is a terrible event," Spurlock said. "This is something that no one wants to have happen in their community ... and we will get to the bottom of it to figure out how and what has occurred."


Spurlock also said law enforcement "did not have [the suspects] on any radars."

RELATED: STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting: Witnesses describe aftermath after 1 student killed, several injured

"I have to believe that the quick response of the officers that got inside that school helped save lives," he said.

Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth, a spokesperson for the Sheriff's Office, said as officers entered the school, they heard shots being fired, she said.

Deputies went room-to-room to evacuate students at the school. Many students self-evacuated, Nicholson-Kluth said.

The school is located at 8773 S. Ridgeline Blvd. in Highlands Ranch. Lockout at other Highlands Ranch schools have been lifted.


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Parents are being asked not to go to the school and instead go to Northridge Recreation Center at 8800 S. Broadway in Highlands Ranch to pick up children.

Deputies and officials are working to identify each of the school's students at that center.

Host families of foreign exchange students are being asked to respond to the Target Store at 1265 Sergeant Jon Stiles Dr. to reunify with their student.

The Sheriff's Office said anyone who has a vehicle parked at STEM School can pick it up at this time. Deputies ask that people go to the north entrance near the middle school. Only vehicles are being released -- no other personal property can be retrieved, the Sheriff's Office said.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said deputies have two suspects in custody. Several students have been injured and are being treated at area hospitals.

Author: Caitlin Hendee, Bobbi Sheldon
Published: 1:11 PM PDT May 7, 2019
Updated: 5:50 PM PDT May 7, 2019

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — One person is dead following a shooting at about 2 p.m. at STEM School Highlands Ranch, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The student is an 18-year-old male, according to Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann.

Initial reports said eight students, the youngest of whom is 15, have been admitted to area hospitals and several are in critical condition, according to Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock. Littleton Adventist Hospital confirmed receiving five patients; two are in serious condition and three have been discharged, according to hospital spokesperson Wendy Forbes.

Two individuals walked into the STEM school, located at at South Ridgeline Boulevard and Plaza Drive, and engaged students in two separate locations, Spurlock said.

One of those individuals has been identified as 18-year-old Devon Erickson, according to multiple law enforcement sources.

Spurlock said as soon as the shots were fired, the school notified the dispatch center and deputies arrived two minutes later and engaged the two suspects, one of which had a handgun.

He said deputies struggled with the suspects, one adult male and one juvenile male, and placed them in custody. Spurlock said they will not release the name of those suspects due to the current investigation, but they believe both are students at the school.

Families have been united with the injured students, with the exception of one, according to Spurlock.
The Sheriff's Office will not release victims' names.

The scene is still active and people are being asked to avoid the area as officials process evidence and begin their investigation. Officials have a suspect vehicle contained in the parking lot.

"This is a terrible event," Spurlock said. "This is something that no one wants to have happen in their community ... and we will get to the bottom of it to figure out how and what has occurred."


Spurlock also said law enforcement "did not have [the suspects] on any radars."

RELATED: STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting: Witnesses describe aftermath after 1 student killed, several injured

"I have to believe that the quick response of the officers that got inside that school helped save lives," he said.

Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth, a spokesperson for the Sheriff's Office, said as officers entered the school, they heard shots being fired, she said.

Deputies went room-to-room to evacuate students at the school. Many students self-evacuated, Nicholson-Kluth said.

The school is located at 8773 S. Ridgeline Blvd. in Highlands Ranch. Lockout at other Highlands Ranch schools have been lifted.


KUSA

Parents are being asked not to go to the school and instead go to Northridge Recreation Center at 8800 S. Broadway in Highlands Ranch to pick up children.

Deputies and officials are working to identify each of the school's students at that center.

Host families of foreign exchange students are being asked to respond to the Target Store at 1265 Sergeant Jon Stiles Dr. to reunify with their student.

The Sheriff's Office said anyone who has a vehicle parked at STEM School can pick it up at this time. Deputies ask that people go to the north entrance near the middle school. Only vehicles are being released -- no other personal property can be retrieved, the Sheriff's Office said.
 

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Communist logic:
I hate Trump and I want to be a woman so let's both vent by taking a ride down to the local school and shooting the place up!
It IS amazing how those all seem to coalesce into a logical thought for anyone

Medications Involved, that'd be my guess
 

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merged same topic together... hope you all don't mind.... Gh
 

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'Normal'

whatever THAT is...

People don't like having 'transitioning' forced down their throats - even if the school says "Hey it's 'normal' to have transgender feelings, so you all have to accept it - or else...."

It's like sex... everyone does it, but nobody talks about it in public... it's the 'BIG SECRET' of humanity....

transitioning should follow that very same path...
 

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My theory on all of this school shooting crap.
1. Shooters are all on SSRI drugs.
2. Shooters play Shoot-Em-Up video games day and night.
3. Some gov agency assigns a handler to plant ideas in the shooter's mind.
4. Most of these are a hoax and all about pushing gun control.
5. The MSM beats the drum for the gun haters and carries their narrative, even if they know the event is a FF.
6. Maybe the local sheriff, police chief, or Official Spokesman gets paid off to make the TV announcements and nobody down the ranks know what the hell actually happened anyway.
 

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Psychopathy is bursting at the seams in todays political environment...

That's the purpose of todays political environment.
 

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Have an adult friend who tells me of her 18yo nephew. Graduated HS and doesn't have, nor wants, a job.

Sits around playing video games all day and night...

I suppose one could make a living at that...? Probably starve to death before he does if he were my kid...

I'd be like my dad: "Son...? Don't let the door hit you on the way out!"
 

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'Next thing I know, he is pulling a gun': Colorado student on school shooting that killed 1, injured 8

Student Nui Giasolli said classmate Kendrick Castillo lunged at the gunman, giving others "time to get underneath our desks, to get ourselves safe." Kendrick was shot and killed.

May 8, 2019, 6:19 AM MDT / Updated May 8, 2019, 11:52 AM MDT
By Ben Kesslen

A senior at the Colorado school where two fellow students opened fire, killing one and wounding eight, said Wednesday that she was in her British literature class when one of the shooters, a male classmate, pulled out a gun.

Nui Giasolli, a student at STEM School Highlands Ranch, a K-12 school in a Denver suburb, told the "Today" show that the classmate had come to class late on Tuesday. “The next thing I know, he is pulling a gun and is telling nobody to move.”


Kendrick Castillo was fatally shot at a STEM School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.John Castillo / via Facebook

“That’s when Kendrick lunged at him, and he shot Kendrick,” Giasolli said, “giving all of us enough time to get underneath our desks, to get ourselves safe, and to run across the room to escape.”

Kendrick Castillo, 18, was killed in the shooting. According to FIRST, a robotics non-profit that advocates for youth in science, technology, engineering and math programs, Castillo was a member of the varsity robotics team.

The two suspects, both students, are in custody; one has been identified by police as Devon Erickson, 18. Giasolli said Erickson was the shooter in her class.

Other students helped Castillo tackle the shooter, Giasolli said, adding that saved her and her classmates' lives.

They “were brave enough to bring him down so that all of us could escape and all of us could be reunited with our families.”

“I can’t thank them enough,” she said.

Among those who rushed the shooter were Brendan Bialy, a senior, who plans to become a Marine after graduation, his father told NBC News.

Nyki Giasolli, Giasolli’s mother, said the shooting and its aftermath have been a “nightmare.”

“It’s been so hard, but I did get to hold my babies last night and they are home with me now,” Nyki Giasolli — whose son, Kupono, is also at the STEM school, in 9th grade — told "Today."


Giasolli said she is determined to return to school.

“I don't want to give the shooters the satisfaction of being afraid of some place that was my second home for four years,” she said. “I want to show them that even though they did this terrible, terrible thing, that we can all come together and we can all make it a happy place again, because that’s what really matters.”

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday afternoon that, "Our Nation grieves at the unspeakable violence that took a precious young life and badly injured others in Colorado."
 

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Future Marine Tackled Colorado School Shooter With Other Students: 'Admirable and Inspiring'

A statement from the United States Marine Corps applauds the actions of student Brendan Bialy
By Chris Harris
May 08, 2019 02:13 PM



Brendan Bialy

BRENDAN BIALY/ INSTAGRAM

An aspiring Marine tackled one of the shooters who opened fire Tuesday at a school in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, possibly preventing further bloodshed.

A statement by the United States Marine Corps confirms that Brendan Bialy, “a current poolee in the Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program,” stepped up Tuesday afternoon and “assisted in subduing an active shooter at STEM School Highlands Ranch.”

The statement does not mention if the alleged shooter Bialy helped bring down was 18-year-old Devon Erickson or his alleged accomplice, identified by authorities only as a “juvenile female” suspect.

Both students, according to police, were armed with handguns.


Douglas County Coroner Jill Roman on Wednesday confirmed the identity of the sole fatality in Tuesday’s shooting as Kendrick Castillo, 18, a senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was a member of the school’s award-winning robotics team.

Castillo, who reportedly was killed while rushing Erickson, was days away from graduating.

Eight other students sustained gunshot wounds, and three remain hospitalized, in intensive care.

The statement from the Marines applauds the quick thinking and brave actions of Bialy.

“Brendan’s courage and commitment to swiftly ending this tragic incident at the risk of his own safety is admirable and inspiring,” the statement reads. “His decisive actions resulted in the safety and protection of his teachers and fellow classmates.”


Bialy signed up for the Marine Corps last summer, and will “ship to recruit training this summer,” the statement explains.

Bialy was apparently one of a group of three students who leapt into action as gunfire erupted in separate sections of the school, preventing further carnage.

PEOPLE reached out to Bialy’s father Wednesday, and he asked us to contact his attorney, Mark L. Bryant. Calls to Bryant’s office were not returned by press time.


The family released a statement to local media.

“We are deeply saddened for the victims, families, friends, and community,” the Bialy family statement reads.

“We’d like to commend the immediate response of law enforcement and assure all we are strong with the love of our families, community, friends, and every one sending concern, wishes, and strength. We will persevere.”

It was unclear Wednesday if Erickson had legal representation ahead of an initial hearing in his case, which will happen later today.



By Chris Harris@chrisharrisment
 

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If there is a lawsuit... they should focus on the family of the perps...

sue them into oblivion so the perps will witness the destruction of their own family and maybe put a stop to this nonsense...!
 

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Good to know there's still testosterone in Colorado's youth.
 

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Have an adult friend who tells me of her 18yo nephew. Graduated HS and doesn't have, nor wants, a job.

Sits around playing video games all day and night...

I suppose one could make a living at that...? Probably starve to death before he does if he were my kid...

I'd be like my dad: "Son...? Don't let the door hit you on the way out!"
I'll never forget when I owned the bakery a female employee was here from out of state. She was upset with her boyfriend who wanted to "Take a year off to concentrate on his "gaming". Gave myself a black eye from the facepalm. :p
 

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Arm the teachers, all doors lock when closed, check points to get in any outside entrance and then a password is sent to guard at checkpoint.
I may have posted this a while ago...For years, every new school our company would go to any school in our area, check in at a reception desk and ask to see the school nurse to give them free contact lens solutions/cases, eyeglass cases, glasses cleaner and emergency phone numbers if an eye injury happened...goodwill stuff. Upon receiving directions we would find the nurse office, introduce our selves and hand off the goody bag. Not ONCE did ANYONE ask for credentials, check my person, call my office to verify me...NEVER! I would visit 5 schools and the same thing happened each time...NOTHING! Anyone could've walked into the schools I went in and slaughtered dozens of people...just upon entering, not including waiting till they got to the nurse station and then wreaking havoc through out the halls.
Why don't doors lock after closing? Why not checkpoints?

To get into our call center that get authorizations for vision benefits, you need to swipe a card to open the door. No one just walks in. Someone will look at you through the window to see who it is...simple. There's no money kept there, nothing of value to speak of and it's made safer than a school...of course all schools are gun free zones, so there's that. Really dumb, numb it makes me.

It keeps happening and nothing changes...like our political system.
 

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Arm the teachers, all doors lock when closed, check points to get in any outside entrance and then a password is sent to guard at checkpoint.
I may have posted this a while ago...For years, every new school our company would go to any school in our area, check in at a reception desk and ask to see the school nurse to give them free contact lens solutions/cases, eyeglass cases, glasses cleaner and emergency phone numbers if an eye injury happened...goodwill stuff. Upon receiving directions we would find the nurse office, introduce our selves and hand off the goody bag. Not ONCE did ANYONE ask for credentials, check my person, call my office to verify me...NEVER! I would visit 5 schools and the same thing happened each time...NOTHING! Anyone could've walked into the schools I went in and slaughtered dozens of people...just upon entering, not including waiting till they got to the nurse station and then wreaking havoc through out the halls.
Why don't doors lock after closing? Why not checkpoints?

To get into our call center that get authorizations for vision benefits, you need to swipe a card to open the door. No one just walks in. Someone will look at you through the window to see who it is...simple. There's no money kept there, nothing of value to speak of and it's made safer than a school...of course all schools are gun free zones, so there's that. Really dumb, numb it makes me.

It keeps happening and nothing changes...like our political system.
That's putting an awful lot of trust in "teachers".
 

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There's talk of doing that with 144 hours of training and such. But if a shooter had knowledge of an armed target I'd like to think it would deter them.
 

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Fears of another 'Columbine' at STEM School documented by district last year
Douglas County School District received an anonymous call from a parent claiming a "perfect-storm."

Author: Jeremy Jojola
Published: 10:44 AM MDT May 9, 2019
Updated: 11:10 AM MDT May 9, 2019
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. —

A Douglas County School District letter describes a list of serious concerns from a parent who feared there may be "a repeat of Columbine" at STEM School Highlands Ranch months before Tuesday’s fatal shooting.

Two shooters walked into the school at South Ridgeline Boulevard and Plaza Drive at around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday and opened fire on their classmates in “two separate locations," according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The shooting left one student, 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo, dead and eight others injured.

RELATED: Investigators look into report STEM school security officer fired at sheriff's deputy
RELATED: STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting: 9NEWS coverage of the tragedy


Daniel Winsor, director of choice planning at Douglas County School District, wrote the letter on Dec. 19, 2018. It was sent to STEM School Executive Director Penelope Eucker.

In the letter, which was obtained by 9Wants to Know, Winsor outlines an anonymous call from a parent made to Douglas County School Board of Education Director Wendy Vogel.

According to the letter, the parent told Vogel the school has issues with bullying, drug use and violence.

“Many students are suicidal and violent in school,” the letter says, citing the parent’s phone call.

The letter goes on to outline concerns about the “high pressure” environment at the school. It says the parent called it “the perfect-storm” and “expressed concerns about a repeat of Columbine or Arapahoe.”

RELATED: Student killed at STEM School Highlands Ranch lunged at gunman, classmate says
RELATED: 'He wanted to be a hero’: Parents of STEM School victim Kendrick Castillo mourn loss of son


The April 20, 1999, attack on Columbine High left 12 students and a teacher dead and more than 20 others injured. The shooting at Arapahoe High on Dec. 13, 2013, left one student and the gunman dead.

The letter asks “STEM investigate the allegations” to determine “their legitimacy, and to take any remedial action that may be appropriate.”

In the letter, the district also informed STEM School that it relayed the parent’s concerns to the Colorado Department of Human Services and to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

In response to the letter, 9Wants to Know has learned Eucker filed a civil lawsuit against the anonymous caller, listed as “Jane Doe,” for making “defamatory statements.”

The lawsuit was filed in January and is still pending.

“Jane Doe engaged in extreme and outrageous conduct by, among other things, waging a campaign to publish wildly false and outrageously defamatory statements with the obvious purpose of destroying Dr. Eucker’s reputation,” the suit says.

RELATED: 'Don't let fear rule you': Student who charged shooter at STEM School praises fallen classmate
RELATED: 1 student killed, 8 others injured when classmates open fire at STEM School Highlands Ranch


In February, Eucker and STEM Board President Mark Alpert sent a letter to parents denying the allegations made by the anonymous caller.

“An anonymous call was made to a Douglas County School District board member in mid-December accusing our school leadership and Board of serious criminal behavior. These outrageous accusations of criminal behavior of our outstanding and dedicated volunteer Board threatens their very professions. An investigation by STEM Board and staff leadership revealed no evidence of these Allegations,” the joint letter said.

RELATED: The history of STEM School Highlands Ranch

9Wants to Know is waiting to hear from STEM School and the Douglas County School District for comment.
If you have any information about this or any story, email blowthewhistle@9news.com.


 

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Arm the teachers, all doors lock when closed, check points to get in any outside entrance and then a password is sent to guard at checkpoint.
I may have posted this a while ago...For years, every new school our company would go to any school in our area, check in at a reception desk and ask to see the school nurse to give them free contact lens solutions/cases, eyeglass cases, glasses cleaner and emergency phone numbers if an eye injury happened...goodwill stuff. Upon receiving directions we would find the nurse office, introduce our selves and hand off the goody bag. Not ONCE did ANYONE ask for credentials, check my person, call my office to verify me...NEVER! I would visit 5 schools and the same thing happened each time...NOTHING! Anyone could've walked into the schools I went in and slaughtered dozens of people...just upon entering, not including waiting till they got to the nurse station and then wreaking havoc through out the halls.
Why don't doors lock after closing? Why not checkpoints?

To get into our call center that get authorizations for vision benefits, you need to swipe a card to open the door. No one just walks in. Someone will look at you through the window to see who it is...simple. There's no money kept there, nothing of value to speak of and it's made safer than a school...of course all schools are gun free zones, so there's that. Really dumb, numb it makes me.

It keeps happening and nothing changes...like our political system.

I'm not feeling this:
Lock Our Children Up under the auspices of saving their lives, doesn't seem logical

Additional security features like ID & swipe cards to enter/egress rooms seems like a failed safety feature all on it's own:
Fire! and the power goes out means they may not be able to escape, etc...

I'm more on the side of armed citizens, all 50 States
That'll allow our Freedoms to remain intact

Arm all 18 years old and up women with a 22lr handgun. Training could be completed one summer in HS, mandatory for ALL women, etc. Punish accidental discharges and all illegal discharges, make self-responsibility a key element. But, make it known, don't approach that woman in the parking lot with evil intent on your mind

Begin there and soon these problems will all go away

in the mean time:
Our anti-gun training continues
 

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The "gun control" narrative is dead - finally.

Wild scene where STEM school kids walked out of Highlands Ranch, upset that the event was the politicians talking about gun control. So they took over themselves and I have their own vigil.

Hundreds of students walked out to the parking lot and started yelling expletives at the media.

They also started chanting “mental health,” the Denver Post reported.
Students from STEM School Highlands Ranch on Wednesday walked out of a vigil marking a school shooting that killed one teen the previous day, blasting politicians and the media after a senator and congressman spoke about gun control to a group of about 2,000 people.

Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Jason Crow, both Democrats, talked about the need for gun control before the vigil started to break apart.





https://globalnews.ca/news/5257318/colorado-school-shooting-vigil-students-walk-out/
 

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The "gun control" narrative is dead - finally.

Wild scene where STEM school kids walked out of Highlands Ranch, upset that the event was the politicians talking about gun control. So they took over themselves and I have their own vigil.

Hundreds of students walked out to the parking lot and started yelling expletives at the media.

They also started chanting “mental health,” the Denver Post reported.
Students from STEM School Highlands Ranch on Wednesday walked out of a vigil marking a school shooting that killed one teen the previous day, blasting politicians and the media after a senator and congressman spoke about gun control to a group of about 2,000 people.

Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Jason Crow, both Democrats, talked about the need for gun control before the vigil started to break apart.





https://globalnews.ca/news/5257318/colorado-school-shooting-vigil-students-walk-out/
You won't see this on the Communist News Network!
 

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I'm not feeling this:
Lock Our Children Up under the auspices of saving their lives, doesn't seem logical

Additional security features like ID & swipe cards to enter/egress rooms seems like a failed safety feature all on it's own:
Fire! and the power goes out means they may not be able to escape, etc...

I'm more on the side of armed citizens, all 50 States
That'll allow our Freedoms to remain intact

Arm all 18 years old and up women with a 22lr handgun. Training could be completed one summer in HS, mandatory for ALL women, etc. Punish accidental discharges and all illegal discharges, make self-responsibility a key element. But, make it known, don't approach that woman in the parking lot with evil intent on your mind

Begin there and soon these problems will all go away

in the mean time:
Our anti-gun training continues
Not gonna happen any time soon. Near a school? Go walk in one and see what happens, in fact go to 4 or 5 like we did here. Easy pickins in AZ...and we can conceal carry without a card or training, but you can't carry in a school zone.
Yeah, would be great if we all could carry all the time in all the states....not any time soon. Home school if your state will let you.
 

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Devon Erickson’s Colorado Democratic party affiliation
Second alleged shooter is transgender teen

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Colorado students walk out of school shooting vigil when politicians call for gun control

Students in Colorado stormed out of a vigil Wednesday night for the victims of this week’s school shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch after two Democratic politicians took the stage and called for gun control, according to local news reports.

The two Democrats who spoke at the vigil were Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, who is running for president, and Rep. Jason Crow, whose congressional district includes STEM.

“STEM School students walked out of a vigil tonight after @RepJasonCrow & @SenatorBennet spoke,” tweeted Kyle Clark, an anchor with 9NEWS in Denver. “Students said their grief was being politicized. They later returned, took the mic, and some said they didn’t want to be used to promote gun control.”

About 2,000 people packed a high school gym Wednesday night to remember 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo, who was shot and killed trying to tackle one of the shooters at STEM School Highlands Ranch on Tuesday.

Authorities have credited Castillo and two classmates with stopping the attack. Eight others were injured in the shooting.

According to the Denver Post, some of the students who walked out of the vigil on Wednesday night were chanting “mental health.”

https://governmentslaves.news/2019/05/09/colorado-students-walk-out-of-school-shooting-vigil-when-politicians-call-for-gun-control/
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/colorado-students-walk-out-of-school-shooting-vigil-after-politicians-take-the-mics
 
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I saw on the news that both shooters had gender identity problems. One was a female born in a mans body - transgender homosexual. The other one was just a homosexual male.
 

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Four Reasons the MSM Barely Covered the Latest School Shooting

 
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Some heroic actions by those 2 students! Hats off to them. True heroes. RIP Kendrick Castillo.
It looks like everyone injured in that school attack were people disarming the shooters - i'm on the sidelines but it looks like there were a bunch of awesome kids there defending themselves as best they could. We lost one but can still celebrate him and the other brave ones involved.
 

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It looks like everyone injured in that school attack were people disarming the shooters - i'm on the sidelines but it looks like there were a bunch of awesome kids there defending themselves as best they could. We lost one but can still celebrate him and the other brave ones involved.
As much as I want to believe that. I believe people’s heroism is greatly overstated in situations like this. Not saying it didn’t happen, but I’m sure the slightest bit of heroism would end up being turned into HE RUSHED THE SHOOTER AND GAVE HIS LIFE!!!
 

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If there is a lawsuit... they should focus on the family of the perps...

sue them into oblivion so the perps will witness the destruction of their own family and maybe put a stop to this nonsense...!
There is a lawsuit in progress...Seems a parent voiced concern back in December about the bullying and rampant drug use and felt as though the seeds were sown for another Columbine. The school is suing the parent for defamation of the schools character.

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Now I dont believe in coincidences. A verbal warning/voice of concern just a few months back by an anonymous parent that the schools decides to sue....BS...this was planned and someone was dropping a clue and the school failed to comprehend the obvious. The students need to find a new school because I have feeling this one will close after the lawsuits get filed
 
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As much as I want to believe that. I believe people’s heroism is greatly overstated in situations like this. Not saying it didn’t happen, but I’m sure the slightest bit of heroism would end up being turned into HE RUSHED THE SHOOTER AND GAVE HIS LIFE!!!
Yeah? so?